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Chelsey J. Clements

Chelsey J. Clements

Associate

Overview

Chelsey Clements is a commercial and construction litigator with particular experience in banking litigation, business litigation, and construction litigation. She represents financial institutions in lender liability litigation, escalated residential and commercial foreclosures, and other complex litigation. Chelsey also represents the full spectrum of construction entities in construction disputes, including acceleration claims, delay claims, defective products, water intrusion, and contract disputes. Her construction engagements have involved single-family homes, multifamily homes, tactical training centers, and professional sporting facilities. Chelsey advocates for her clients in both state and federal courts.

Prior to joining the firm, Chelsey practiced in a variety of areas of civil litigation defense, including bad faith insurance claims, transportation and automobile litigation, product liability, premises liability, and negligent security cases.

Experience

Banking Litigation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Campbell, No. 28-2014-CA-000343 (Fla. Cir. Ct. 2014). Represented bank in escalated foreclosure action.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Ramos, No. 2012-CA-002276-O (Fla. Cir. Ct.). Represented Wells Fargo Bank in foreclosure action.
  • U.S. Bank Nat'l Ass'n v. Tranumn, No. 16-201-CA-014329 (Fla. Cir. Ct.). Represented trustee in foreclosure action including counterclaims.
Class Action Litigation
  • Amber Pointe Homeowners Ass'n, Inc. v. KB Home Orlando LLC, No. 16-CA-2542-OC (Fla. Cir. Ct.). Represented homebuilder in class action litigation.
Construction Litigation
  • Complete Siteworks Servs., LLC v. Guardian Ctrs. of Ga., LLC, No. 2018-V118212L (Ga. Sup. Ct. 2018). Represented owner of construction project involving improvements to tactical training and certification center.
  • Jacob Erecting & Constr., LLC v. Fed. Ins. Co., No. 162018CA002160XXXXMA (Fla. Cir. Ct. 2018). Represented construction manager in litigation involving construction of improvements to EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Caldwell v. Steven Hanson; Eclipse Partners, LLC; Maverick Constr. LLC; and Modus Custom Residences, No. 17-CA-000772 (Fla. Cir. Ct. 2017). Represented homeowner in construction litigation involving custom home.
  • Hunt Constr. Grp., Inc. v. A Christian Glass & Mirror Co., No. 50-2017-CA-008795 (Fla. Cir. Ct. 2017). Represented construction manager in litigation involving the ballpark of the Palm Beaches spring training facility for the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals.
  • Alberici Constructors, Inc. v. S. Fla. Stadium, LLC & Hunt Constr. Grp., Inc., No. 16-026070-CA-01 (Fla. Cir. Ct. 2016). Represented construction manager in litigation involving the Miami Dolphins’ stadium renovation project.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association 
  • Orlando Regional Chamber YP:NEXT
  • Florida Blue Key Alumni Association, Orlando Chapter
  • Junior League of Greater Orlando
  • First Presbyterian Church of Orlando 
Education
  • University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
    • Florida Blue Key
    • President, The Florida Moot Court Team
  • University of Florida (B.S., summa cum laude, 2010)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Florida State Courts

Background

  • Associate, Wicker, Smith, O'Hara, McCoy & Ford, P.A., Orlando, FL (2014–2018)

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