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Christopher O. Aird

Christopher O. Aird



Chris Aird has extensive experience in the areas of complex commercial litigation and construction litigation. His commercial litigation experience involves the representation of national and regional financial lenders, condominium associations, and landlords in a wide variety of disputes. His construction litigation experience includes the representation of sureties, owners, condominium associations, and contractors in various disputes involving defective work and delay claims, water intrusion claims, construction liens, insurance coverage matters, and bond claims.

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  • Prosecuted contractors' claims for non-payment and delay damages against project owners.
  • Prosecuted subcontractors' claims for non-payment against contractors and lien claims against project owners.
  • Prosecuted contractors' claims against architects and engineers for design deficiencies.
  • Negotiated construction contracts between owners and contractors.
  • Negotiated construction contracts between owners and architects.
  • Prosecuted indemnity claims and claims for reimbursement on behalf of sureties.
  • Defended sureties on performance bond claims.
  • Defended sureties on payment bond claims.
  • Handled appeals for contractors, subcontractors, owners, and sureties in construction cases.
  • Represented lenders who hold mortgages or other claims secured by interests in real property in enforcing those claims, including in lien priority disputes.
  • Defended lenders in consumer finance litigation, including lender liability and loan servicing litigation.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association 
    • Forum on Construction Law
    • Diversity Liaison (2011)
  • Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity
  • The Florida Bar
  • Caribbean Bar Association
  • Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association
  • Greater Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce


  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2004)
  • University of Miami (MBA, 2000)
  • University of Miami (B.A., 1998)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida


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