Nicole Kwapisz


Nicole Kwapisz is an associate in the Miami office of Lewis Brisbois and is a member of the Construction Practice. Ms. Kwapisz concentrates her practice in the areas of construction and complex commercial litigation. She has represented design professionals, developers, general contractors and subcontractors, including Fortune 100 companies, in various matters involving construction defect, contract disputes, and insurance coverage issues in federal and state courts. Ms. Kwapisz handles cases from pre-construction contract negotiations through jury trial. She has successfully mediated and assisted with jury trials on construction related matters achieving favorable and defense verdicts on numerous high-profile cases.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Ms. Kwapisz practiced at the top boutique construction litigation firm in Miami representing renowned architects, engineers, developers, and builders in matters involving several high profile projects. Ms. Kwapisz also has experience in handling probate and employment litigation matters. Ms. Kwapisz is fluent in Polish.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Construction

Additional Experience



District of Columbia

United States Supreme Court

United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida


  • Florida Bar Association, Convention Committee (appointed for 2018 – 2019 term)
  • American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Chi Honor Society
  • Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Commitment to Public Service - exemplary pro bono work


St. Thomas University School of Law

Juris Doctor, cum laude

Barry University

Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude

Legal Experience

  • Represented renowned international architectural and engineering firms in large multiparty construction litigation matters
  • Represented engineers in a class action of more than 600 plaintiffs and 20 defendants
  • Litigated numerous complex construction cases across the state of Florida
  • Obtained favorable settlements for disputes with claimed damages that exceeded $5 million

Foreign Languages