Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Orlando partner John Dannecker was named a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL), a preeminent national construction law organization. Once inducted, John will be one of only four lawyers from Orlando to be a Fellow of the ACCL.
“Congratulations to John on his recognition through this prestigious organization,” said Jack McElroy, Firmwide Managing Partner. “His unwavering dedication to his practice, as well as his role as a leader and mentor to so many attorneys, has inspired and elevated those around him. A well-deserved honor indeed.”
A Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Construction Law, John has over 35 years of experience in complex, large dollar construction disputes, and has developed a reputation for bringing an innovative and result-oriented mindset to the dispute resolution process. This experience includes work for developers, contractors, property owners, manufacturers, public bodies and others.
The ACCL is an invitation-only association of construction law practitioners, professors and judges from the U.S., Canada, Australia, France and Great Britain. Founded in 1989, the ACCL’s mission is to improve and enhance the practice and understanding of construction law and to promote the positive role of lawyers. Fellowship is extended by invitation to those who are found to have mastered the practice or the teaching of construction law and dispute resolution in the complex technical and legal fields pertaining to the built environment, whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, scholarship, professionalism and collegiality and who have demonstrated a commitment to “give back” to the construction industry. For more information, click here.
John will be formally inducted into the American College of Construction Lawyers during their annual meeting on February 22-25, 2024, in Carlsbad, CA.
About John H. Dannecker
John H. Dannecker is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the firm's Construction Law Practice Group. John is Florida Bar Board Certified in Construction Law. In his 35 years in the practice of complex, large dollar construction disputes, John has developed a reputation for bringing an innovative and result-oriented mindset to the dispute resolution process. In addition to his construction practice, John has litigated numerous commercial business disputes, including troubled mergers and acquisitions, accounting malpractice, disadvantaged business enterprises, non-compete agreements, and theft of trade secrets. Using his trial experience and negotiating skills, he helps clients avoid disputes providing creative contract drafting ideas that reward early resolution of disputes.