John S. Vento has been named Tampa’s 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” in construction litigation by The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers designates “Lawyer of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.
John has received numerous other honors in the past few months. He is included in the 2013 editions of Chambers USA, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend Legal Elite, and Who’s Who Legal, all for construction law. In addition, he recently was certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Civil Mediator and certified by the United States District Court as a Federal Mediator.
John has been with Trenam Kemker for more than 30 years. He leads the Construction Law and Government Contracting Practice Group. His practice focuses on construction law, Federal Government contracting, qui tam whistleblower claims, private, public and federal construction contracting and disputes, and international law.