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A board certified construction lawyer, Sean Sullivan assists clients in finding effective solutions in a wide range of commercial and construction matters. His primary practice area involves resolving disputes through civil litigation, mediation and arbitration. 

Sullivan also advises public entities, private companies and individuals in contracts, negotiations, and administrative proceedings.  In addition to his construction law experience, he has an extensive background in insurance-related issues.

Sullivan earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Florida Atlantic University and his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepherd Broad Law Center, where he was the first evening student to be named a Goodwin Fellow.

He is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida,  the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Practice Description

Sullivan concentrates his practice on construction and commercial matters including the following:

  • Resolving disputes through litigation, arbitration and mediation

  • Contract preparation, review and negotiation

  • Construction liens, building codes and related issues

  • Administrative and governmental matters

  • Commercial, contractual, and business disputes

  • Insurance related matters

  • AIA contract drafting


Practice areas


  1. Construction: 50%
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 40%
  3. Contracts: 10%

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  • Harry Malka

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  • Ian Todd Kravitz

    Sean is a strong advocate for his clients, who takes personal care in each client representation. He is a Board Certified construction attorney with the knowledge and experience to represent his client's in any setting.


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Contact info

McIntosh Schwartz, PL

888 SE 3rd Avenue
Suite 500
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316


FLMember in Good Standing200306/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Up & ComerSouth Florida Legal Guide2014
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2013
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2013
Board Certified - Construction LawFlorida Bar2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMcIntosh Schwartz, PL2014 - Present
AssociateFowler White Boggs2009 - 2014
AssociateLeiby Stearns & Roberts, P.A.2005 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Construction Law CommitteeMember2006 - Present
Broward County Bar Association, Construction Law CommitteeMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Florida Atlantic UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A