Benjamin Hyman is a Florida construction lawyer representing owners, contractors, design professionals, and materialmen. Ben offers practical legal solutions to complex construction issues at every phase of a project including contract formation, on-the-job claims, delay and critical path scheduling disputes, default, termination, and litigation or dispute resolution. Ben also handles niche issues related to government construction projects, having represented government entities and contractors in a variety of those disputes. Ben is a trial lawyer at heart and has led trial teams as first chair attorney on dozens of jury and nonjury trials with a sterling record of success. Ben counsels construction clients of all sizes doing the important work to build Florida.
Ben graduated from the University of Central Florida with Honors after publishing and defending a thesis based on his original research. Ben was on the Dean’s List at FIU College of Law, where he interned for Chief Justice Jorge Labarga (former) of the Florida Supreme Court, issuing legal memos to the Justices to help them decide the most important and complex legal questions facing Florida Courts. Ben’s first job after law school was representing homeless veterans at a non-profit law firm. Ben is a passionate and continued supporter of pro bono legal services in Florida. Ben is a diehard fan of all Miami professional sports teams and roots for UCF Football on Saturdays. In his spare time, he loves standup comedy, playing basketball, trekking across South America, and camping in Wyoming.