Megan A. Picataggio

Associate

201 E Pine Street, Suite 600    
Orlando, Florida  32801  

t 407.902.2087  
f 407.902.2105

mpicataggio@balljanik.com

 

“Combining the specialized knowledge of a boutique law firm with the resources of an established national practice, Ball Janik provides aggressive advocacy and results driven by creative and effective solutions for its clients.”

Megan A. Picataggio is an associate in Ball Janik LLP’s Construction and Litigation practice groups. Her practice is focused on construction litigation and transactional law, including design and construction disputes and construction defect litigation. Having grown up in the construction industry, Ms. Picataggio combines her personal and professional experiences with an educational background that strongly enhances her construction practice. Ms. Picataggio offers additional value to clients through her experience in the drafting, review, and negotiation of complex construction contracts and her educational background in land use law.

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“Combining the specialized knowledge of a boutique law firm with the resources of an established national practice, Ball Janik provides aggressive advocacy and results driven by creative and effective solutions for its clients.”

Megan A. Picataggio is an associate in Ball Janik LLP’s Construction and Litigation practice groups. Her practice is focused on construction litigation and transactional law, including design and construction disputes and construction defect litigation. Having grown up in the construction industry, Ms. Picataggio combines her personal and professional experiences with an educational background that strongly enhances her construction practice. Ms. Picataggio offers additional value to clients through her experience in the drafting, review, and negotiation of complex construction contracts and her educational background in land use law.

Prior to joining Ball Janik, Ms. Picataggio was an associate at a construction boutique firm where she represented general contractors, design professionals, sureties, and subcontractors in a wide range of issues specific to the construction industry including lien actions, payment bond claims, professional negligence claims, and delay and impact claims in Florida and across the country. She also gained experience defending contractors and subcontractors in construction defect claims. She has significant experience representing contractors and design professionals to reach creative solutions. Through this experience, Ms. Picataggio assisted and participated in alternative dispute resolution, litigation, and trials.

Ms. Picataggio is a member of the Florida Bar’s Real Property Section and the Construction Committee. She is a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law and a member of the Orange County Bar Association.

In addition to her bar affiliations, Ms. Picataggio is a member of construction industry groups and organizations including the National Association of Women in Construction’s (NAWIC) Greater Orlando Chapter, where she currently serves as the President-Elect. She is also the recipient of the Chapter’s 2014-2015 Rookie of the Year Award and the 2014-2015 Innovator Award. Ms. Picataggio donates her time to local organizations including the Legal Aid Society of the OCBA and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando.

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Education

J.D., 2011
University of Florida Levin College of Law
  Environmental and Land Use
    Law Certificate Program
  John Marshall Bar Association
  Conservation Clinic

B.S., cum laude and Honors in the Major Recipient, Legal Studies/Political Science, 2008
University of Central Florida
  Order of Pegasus
  Thesis, Therapeutic
    Jurisprudence and the
    Importance of Drug
    Courts in the Juvenile
    Justice System

ABA Forum on Construction Law Trial Academy, 2015

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Florida
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Middle Districts of Florida