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R. John Nadjafi


R. John Nadjafi is a partner in the Miami and Orlando offices of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation and Construction Practice Groups. 

John has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers as a rising star from 2013 through 2015. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation involving contracts, partnerships, joint venture and shareholder disputes, business torts, real estate, fiduciary duties and non-competition agreements. His clients include a broad variety of businesses including developers, associations, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals and sureties.

John is experienced in handing complex construction matters, including claims regarding defects in construction and design, water intrusion, delay damages, lien foreclosures, default terminations, differing site condition claims, bond claims and contract disputes.  He also assists condominium and homeowner associations in their day-to-day business, management and litigation.


  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2013, 2014, 2015


  • Nova Southeastern Law School, J.D.
  • University of Florida, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida


  • American Bar Association