With offices in Jacksonville and St. Petersburg, Bachara Construction Law Group represents clients throughout the Southeast in every type of construction dispute. Our seasoned legal team offers decades of litigation experience as well as direct knowledge of the construction industry, and our record of achievement includes many of the region’s most complex construction disputes.

With in-depth industry knowledge and the latest technology, the Bachara Group also provides mediation and arbitration services and regularly negotiates and drafts contracts on behalf of clients. Our goal is to handle your legal needs in the most timely and cost-effective manner possible, so you can get back to doing what you do best.

The Bachara Group is nationally and regionally recognized for excellence in construction litigation. But we believe the true measure of our success is the longevity of our client relationships and the many referrals we receive. Contact us today for a free consultation.

Latest News

Bachara Group One of 8 Construction Law Firms Ranked in Inaugural Chambers & Partners Florida Regional Spotlight; Also Named a Best Law Firms 2024 Metropolitan Tier 1 Law Firm

Bachara Construction Law Group was nationally and internationally recognized for excellence in ratings released today by Chambers and Partners and Best Law Firms. This is the first time BCLG has been ranked by the prestigious, London-based Chambers and Partners, and...

BCLG Lawyers Honored by Best Lawyers in America

BCLG lawyers have once again been named as among The Best Lawyers in America®. Chip Bachara and Todd MacLeod were recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers for excellence in Construction Law and Construction Litigation. In addition, Chip was named 2024 Best...

Bachara Group Adds Partner to Oversee New St. Petersburg Office; Welcomes New Lawyer in Jacksonville

Bachara Construction Law Group is growing. Managing partner Chip Bachara announced this week that BCLG has added new partner Hugh Higgins to oversee the firm’s newly-opened office in St. Petersburg, and welcomed Todd Whitcomb as counsel in its Jacksonville office....

BCLG Named to Best Law Firms

Bachara Construction Law Group has once again been recognized by its peers as one of the region’s top construction law firms.BCLG was named as a 2023 Tier 1 Metropolitan Law Firm for both Construction Law and Construction Litigation in the “Best Law Firms in America”...

Bachara Construction Law Group Celebrates 15th Anniversary

This week marks the 15th anniversary of Bachara Construction Law Group, which opened its doors on September 4, 2007 to provide legal representation to public and private owners, developers, contractors, construction trades and material suppliers throughout the...

Bachara & MacLeod Recognized by Best Lawyers

Bachara Construction Law Group team is proud to announce that BCLG partners Chip Bachara and Todd MacLeod have been included in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of construction law and construction litigation.

Berkman Plaza II Implosion

The ill-fated second tower of the Berkman Plaza Condominium development was reduced to a pile of rubble in a fitting finale on Sunday March 6, 2022 – 5203 days after the collapse of the parking garage on December 7, 2007. The collapse resulted in the death of a young...

Best Lawyers & U.S. News Names Bachara Group a 2022 Metropolitan Tier 1 Law Firm for Both Construction Law & Construction Litigation

Bachara Construction Law Group has been recognized once again as one of the region’s – and nation’s – top construction law firms by Best Lawyers and U.S. News and World Report. BCLG was named as a 2022 Tier 1 Metropolitan Law Firm for both Construction Law and...

Bachara Construction Law Group Welcomes Chris Bracken

The Bachara Construction Law Group teamrecently welcomed Chris Bracken as the firm’s newest attorney. A former prosecutor, Bracken is an experienced litigator who also brings significant knowledge of real estate and development to his practice. Chris Bracken, Bachara...

Bachara Recognized as Florida Legal Elite for 2021

Chip Bachara, managing partner of Bachara Construction Law Group, has once again been recognized by his peers as one of Florida’s most outstanding lawyers. Bachara was recently named one of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite™ for 2021. The list of 1,263 honorees represents...
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Direct Industry Knowledge

With decades of combined experience in the construction industry as well as the law, our attorneys provide a level of industry knowledge that few can match. And they have handled nearly every type of construction defect imaginable, from defective soil and site work preparation to building envelope defects and building collapses.



Up to the Challenge

BCLG has the ability to handle even the most complex construction cases. Larger firms regularly refer their most complicated construction matters to us, and we often partner with other firms and public entities on large cases. As a result, we have been involved in nearly every major construction dispute in Northeast Florida since our founding in 2007.


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Recognized for Excellence

Named one of the Best Law Firms in America by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, BCLG also receives high marks from peers and clients on sites such as Martindale Hubbell and Founding partner Chip Bachara is Board Certified in Construction Law and consistently recognized among the best in our profession.


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Jacksonville Office

Our North Florida team is located just off the inlet waters of the St. Johns River in historic downtown Jacksonville.


St. Petersburg Office

Our Gulf Coast office is located in the Poynter Institute building in beautiful St. Petersburg. 

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