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Jason J. Quintero



Jason Quintero's practice focuses on all aspects of construction litigation, with an emphasis on lien and bond law and construction defect disputes. Jason represents a variety of clients involved in every aspect of the construction industry, including large-scale national homebuilders, general contractors, suppliers and lessors, and manufacturers of equipment used in the construction of large-scale projects, including the construction of power plants, stadium and civic centers, and road construction.

Jason has represented clients in matters pertaining to: contract disputes with subcontractors; defective construction claims; mold remediation; and zoning and boundary disputes. He also has experience representing design professionals in matters pertaining to breach of contract and claims of professional negligence. He has extensive trial and alternative dispute resolution experience, representing a variety of clients at trial, mediation, and arbitration proceedings. He is board certified in construction law by the Florida Bar, and OSHA 30 certified.

Jason serves as the Tampa office managing shareholder. 


  • Sprint Sols., Inc. v. Cell Xchange, Inc., 49 F. Supp. 3d 1074 (M.D. Fla. 2014).
  • Florida counsel in various lien and bond matters for nation’s largest lessor and distributor of industrial cranes and related services; recovered more than $1 million for the client.
  • Represented disaster remediation company in breach of contract action relating to work performed for homeowners association in Indian River County, Florida; litigated matter to trial, recovering plaintiff’s verdict.
  • Represented  disaster remediation contractor in prosecution of lien claim in excess of $1 million related to 2009 Iowa floods.
  • Represented national homebuilder in matters pertaining to defective construction claims relating to installation of sprinkler system in homes.
  • Represented national homebuilder in matters pertaining to mold remediation in multiple homes located in a residential community constructed by the homebuilder.
  • Represented homeowners association in construction defect claim arising from defective design and construction of seawall retention system; recovered full cost incurred for repair and remediation.
  • Represented Texas-based disaster remediation contractor in lien claim in excess of $800,000 relating to work performed following Hurricane Ivan in 2004.
  • Represented individual homeowner in construction defect case relating to improper construction of EIFS system; recovered full amount for replacement of EIFS system and related damages.


  • Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law, Construction Litigation (2016–2024)
  • Millard Fuller Lifetime Achievement Award, Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County (2023)
  • "Stand-Out Lawyers," Thomson Reuters (2023–2024)
  • Chambers USA (2022–2023)
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine (2019–2020)
  • Florida Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine (2013–2023)
  • Florida Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine (2009–2010)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Cancer Society
    • Cattle Barons' Ball, Underwriting Committee (2008–present)
    • Board of Directors
  • Carrollwood Cultural Center
    • Charter Member
  • The Florida Bar
    • Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section
    • Business Law Section
  • Friends of Joshua House
    • Board of Directors
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Board of Trustees, Hillsborough County Bar Foundation
    • Co-Chair, Construction Law Section (2011–2013)
    • Chair, Programs Committee (2008–2011)
  • American Bar Association
    • Chair, Division 7 (Liens, Bonds, and Surety)
  • Leadership Tampa, Class of 2013
  • Leadership Tampa Bay, Class of 2011
  • Tampa Bay Chamber
    • Board of Directors

Speaking Engagements

  • "Construction Defect Claims: And the Walls Came Tumbling Down," Lorman Education Services (December 14, 2016)
  • "Dealing With Construction Defects," Lorman Education Services (May 31, 2013)
  • “Construction Defects,” Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, Tampa, FL (August 17, 2012)
  • “Utilizing Mediation to Resolve Construction Disputes,” Lorman Education Services (August 2, 2012)
  • “Construction Defects and Alternate Dispute Resolution,” Florida Association of PHCC Annual Convention and Trade Show, Orlando, FL (July 17, 2010)
  • “Contractor Licensing Dos and Don’ts,” Florida Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL (April 2010)
  • “Florida Lien Law Review,” Construction Management Association of America, Gulf Coast Chapter Tampa, FL (January 2010)
  • “Warranties and Guarantees in the Standard AIA Contract,” Lorman Education Services (May 12, 2009)
  • “Arbitration & Mediation in Construction Disputes,” presented to Central Florida contractors, certified mediators, and arbitrators (August 7, 2008)
  • Construction Institute Event (Summer 2008)
  • “Florida Construction Lien Law,” Lorman Education Services (December 11, 2007)
  • “Construction Lien Law,” Lorman Education Services, Sarasota, FL (December 8, 2006)

Pro Bono

  • Disability and benefits determinations on behalf of veterans before the Veterans Administration.



  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2000)
  • University of Florida (B.A., 1996)

Bar Admissions

Industry Specialization Certifications

Court Admissions


  • Archer & Greiner, Haddonfield, NJ (2000–2005) 


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