Tampa, Fla. – March 6, 2013 – Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that Tampa Shareholder George J. Meyer was named a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL) at a ceremony held in Coral Gables, Florida on February 23, 2013.
Meyer is also a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Membership to both organizations is by invitation only upon nomination and election.
The ACCL is a national organization of lawyers who have demonstrated skill, experience, and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice, or in the teaching, of construction law, and who are dedicated to excellence in the specialized practice of construction law.
The College provides its Fellows with advanced professional workshops and educational programs and it identifies and contributes to the solution of major construction industry legal problems. It is a collegial forum for the exchange and development of ideas.
Meyer is a construction and real estate lawyer, with extensive experience representing owners, developers, contractors, and designers on large, complex development projects. He also handles all types of construction and real estate transactions. He has worked on major projects all across the country, including many stadiums, arenas, ballparks, convention centers, airports, hospitals, education facilities, hotels, casinos, mixed use, manufacturing facilities, pipelines, refineries, and railroads.
Meyer is board certified in Construction Law and he is consistently rated by Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers and the Legal 500 as one of the top construction lawyers in Florida, recently being named by the Legal 500 as one of the top 10 construction lawyers in the country. He has served as chair of the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry and he is the immediate past chair of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law (RPPTL) Section of The Florida Bar. He is the recipient of the RPPTL Section’s Construction Law Committee’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
About Carlton Fields: Carlton Fields is a leading provider of legal and consultative services to a broad spectrum of business clients ranging from multi-national Fortune 100 companies to start-ups. With locations in major business centers in the Southeast and in New York, Carlton Fields offers to its clients more than 300 attorneys and government consultants.