Derrick M. Valkenburg is a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, where he is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group.
Derrick’s practice focuses on construction, commercial and real property litigation. He often represents developers, contractors, material suppliers, and design professionals in disputes involving construction defect claims, delay claims, construction lien issues, contract disputes, and insurance coverage issues. Derrick also represents clients in the areas of commercial landlord-tenant disputes, real property litigation, insurance litigation, employment law, probate and trust litigation, and e-discovery. He has represented clients through trial in both state and federal court actions.
Derrick is a member of the Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section where he is an active member of the Construction Law and Insurance and Surety Committees. Derrick has presented moderated panels on construction law, trial practice, e-discovery, and ethics. From 2013 to 2018, he was recognized by Florida Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the Business Litigation category. Derrick is also a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Florida.