Perry M. Adair

Office Managing Shareholder, Miami

padair@bplegal.com
Professional Experience

Perry  M. Adair is the managing shareholder of the firm's Miami office. 

His work focuses on business litigation and land use with a concentration on construction disputes and telecommunications issues. Mr. Adair is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar.

Mr. Adair has successfully represented clients across a range of industries helping to settle or litigate commercial disputes. Mr. Adair has particular expertise in all aspects of wireless communications, including telecommunications facilities approval, land use issues and attendant litigation, and assisting local governments draft telecommunications-related legislation.

 Mr. Adair’s experience in construction law also involves matters that arise after a facility is approved, built and put on air, including lease disputes arising from expansion needs to accommodate the continuous evolution of telecommunications technology. 

 

Representative engagements include:

  • Representation of a concrete company in a construction project involving a transit center at a major international airport
  • Representation of major wireless providers and tower operators in all aspects of building out and maintaining their networks
  • Representation of hospitality operators in the condominium hotel setting in a hotel program dispute
  • Representation of a commercial electrical contractor in a dispute arising out of significant improvement of a section of a major highway
  • Representation of a major home builder in a defect claim involving alleged drainage issues

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • 9th Annual Construction Law Institute, “Practical Suggestions for Litigating Large Multi-Party Cases” (Moderator)
  • “Hot Topics in Evidence : Emerging Issues Regarding electronic Evidence” (April 2015)
  • “E-Evidence: Evidentiary Issues Implicated by the Use of Electronically Stored Information”, presented to the Florida Bar (March 2013)   
  • “Social Media in e-Discovery,” ESI Roundtable (September 2013)
  • “The E-ssentials of E-Discovery: A Practical Guide to Managing E-Discovery Disputes in Your Courtroom,” presented to Broward County judiciary with Continuing Judicial Education accreditation (April 2013)
  • “Federal and Florida E-Discovery Amendments,” ESI Roundtable (February 2013)
  • “Today’s E-Mail is Tomorrow’s Evidence: Legal Implications of the Move to an E-World,” presented to the Construction Financial Management Association (November 2012)
  • “E-Discovery: A Byte of Planning Can Save You a Gigabyte of Trouble,” eDiscovery Leadership Conference at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (November 2012)
  • “E-Ethics for E-Discovery: Considerations and Solutions for the E-Practitioner,” webinar presented and recorded for The Florida Bar (October 2012)
  • “Just When You Thought E-Discovery Was Only a Federal Court Issue: Proposed ESI Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure,” Legal Learning Series, Broward Bar (June 2012)
  • “Just When You Thought E-Discovery Was Only a Federal Court Issue: Proposed ESI Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure,” Daily Business Review’s In-House Corporate Counsel Summit (May 2012) 
  • “E-Discovery and You,” presented to Coral Gables Bar Association (April 2012)  

Activities & Memberships

Coral Gables Bar Association

Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Chair-Elect

Chairman of Code and Rules of Evidence Committee of the Florida Bar

Reported Decisions

Ekonomou v. Glenn Wright Const. & Development, Inc., 30 So.3d 660, (Fla. 4th DCA 2010)

Tableau Fine Art Group, Inc. v. Jacoboni, 853 So.2d 299 (Fla. 2003)

C.A.T. LLC. v. Island Developers, Ltd., 827 So.2d 373 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2002)

Miller v. State, 597 So.2d 767 (Fla. 1991)



Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Florida Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Education
  • University of Miami, J.D.
  • University of Florida, B.A.