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Carlton Fields’ Luis Prats Inducted as Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers

Construction   |   April 3, 2017

Tampa, Fla. – Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that Tampa Shareholder and Chair of the firm’s Construction practice group, Luis Prats, was named a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL) at a ceremony held at The Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, Florida, March 16-19, 2017. Prats joins Carlton Fields Shareholder George Meyer, who is also a Fellow of the ACCL.

The ACCL is a national organization of lawyers who have demonstrated skill, experience, and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice, or in the teaching, of construction law, and who are dedicated to excellence in the specialized practice of construction law. Membership is by invitation only upon nomination and election. The ACCL provides its Fellows with advanced professional workshops and educational programs and it identifies and contributes to the solution of major construction industry legal problems. It is a collegial forum for the exchange and development of ideas.

Prats has more than 30 years of experience and he is board certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar. With more than 30 years of experience, he represents public and private owners, developers, contractors, and design professionals on all types of construction matters. He has tried, arbitrated or mediated hundreds of construction disputes. Prats lectures regularly on the subject of construction law and has published or presented numerous papers on the subject. He is also a contributing author of three books on construction law. He has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers as one of Florida's Top 100 Lawyers, and is listed in Best Lawyers in AmericaFlorida Trend's Legal Elite, and Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers, among other professional rating publications.

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