Partner, Gregory J. Kahn
Partner, Gregory J. Kahn

Gregory J. Kahn

Partner

Areas Of Practice

Gregory J. Kahn is a partner in the Construction Law Group. He is Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar, qualifying him as an expert in the field. In addition, every year since 2016, Mr. Kahn has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in the area of Construction Litigation.

Mr. Kahn’s practice focuses on the representation of design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, developers, insurers, businesses and individuals in all areas of construction law. He has a broad range of experience in both transactional and litigation matters including, but not limited to:

  • Design and construction defect litigation
  • Change order disputes
  • Construction contract drafting and negotiations
  • Delay claims
  • Insurance coverage
  • Insurance defense
  • Judgment enforcement and collection
  • Licensing and professional regulation of contractors and design professionals
  • Liens
  • Other complex construction and commercial disputes

Prior to joining Boyd & Jenerette, Mr. Kahn worked for a construction law firm for eight years representing design professionals, developers, contractors, and subcontractors in all areas of construction law. He was promoted to partner in just over five years of practicing law with the firm.

Admissions

  • Florida, 2011
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida, 2012

Awards & Recognition

  • Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar, 2019-present
  • Listed in Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2016-2020

Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
    • Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section
      • Insurance & Surety Committee
      • Construction Law Committee
  • American Bar Association
    • ABA Forum on Construction Law
  • Claims Litigation & Management Alliance (CLM)
    • South Florida Chapter
    • Construction Claims Community
    • Claims College Committee
    • Construction Conference Committee
    • Cyber, Management & Professional Liability Community
    • Cyber, Management & Professional Liability Conference Committee
    • Wiki Guidelines
    • Young Professionals Community

Notable Cases

  • Defended architect against $30 million claim related to alleged design defects at premier luxury condominium project.
  • Defended internationally recognized engineer against $25 million claim related to explosion of fuel farm at Miami airport.
  • Defended internationally recognized engineer against $26 million claim related to conversion of apartment project.
  • Defended nationally recognized water treatment contractor against $20 million claim related to systemic failure of HVAC system in 495-unit condominium complex.

Notable Clients

  • Represented international developer and CEO in prosecution of misrepresentation and construction defect claims related to purchase of $7.5 million luxury condominium penthouse.
  • Represented well known architect in defense of alleged design and construction claims related to major renovation of luxury South Beach home.
  • Represented internationally recognized racecar driver in prosecution of unlicensed contracting and construction defect claims related to $2.5 million renovation of luxury apartment.
  • Represented nationally acclaimed developer in prosecution of fraud and fraudulent lien claims against general contractor related to multi-million-dollar renovation of luxury home.
  • Represented internationally recognized architect in defense of design defect and delays claims related to construction luxury home.

Publications/Seminars

  • Construction Contracts for Design Professionals, Gregory Kahn (October, 2019). Seminar presented to the Florida Structural Engineers Association of the Palm Beaches.

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, Miami, FL, 2011
  • B.S., Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 2007

Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.