Derrick Valkenburg, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, will be a featured speaker for the Central Florida Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors 4th Annual NEXGEN Leadership Training Program on January 19, 2023.
The NEXGEN training session will be part of an 8-month curriculum designed to enhance the leadership skills and knowledge of high potential construction professionals participating in the program. During the presentation, Derrick will cover topics of specific importance to the emerging leaders, including public policy, law and political advocacy. Derrick will also be participating in a panel discussing construction laws, regulatory bodies and ethics, applied law and communications, human resources, EO/SH and contract law.
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) is the largest commercial construction trade association in Florida, with the Central Florida Chapter ABC (CFC ABC) representing companies doing business in the counties of Orange, Lake, Volusia, Seminole and Osceola. The Central Florida Chapter of ABC is a community of common interest, helping its members win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.
About Derrick M. Valkenburg
Derrick Valkenburg is a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP's Orlando office, where he is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group. Derrick's practice focuses on construction, commercial and real property litigation. He often represents developers, contractors, material suppliers, and design professionals in disputes involving construction defect claims, delay claims, construction lien issues, contract disputes, and insurance coverage issues. Derrick also represents clients in the areas of commercial landlord-tenant disputes, real property litigation, insurance litigation, employment law, probate and trust litigation, and e-discovery. He has represented clients through trial in both state and federal court actions.