Andrew J. Mayts, Jr. - Attorney at Law

401 East Jackson Street
Suite 2700
Post Office Box 3324 (33601-3324)
Tampa, Florida 33602

P 813-273-5000
F 813-273-5145
D 813-273-5188

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Biography

Andy is a shareholder in the Firm’s Tampa office and focuses his practice on Banking and Finance and Construction related litigation as well as cybersecurity prevention and response. Andy handles complex civil litigation matters for businesses including national banks in state and federal court in numerous trials.

Andy has practiced for many years as a banking and finance litigation attorney. He has handled the defense of regulatory compliance matters, special assets and consumer actions against financial institutions.

As a construction law attorney, Andy has represented owners, subcontractors, suppliers and general contractors in numerous defect and equitable adjustment claims. He has lectured on construction law issues for the Hillsborough County Bar Association and other various associations.

Andy’s cybersecurity practice involves advising clients on data breach prevention, response and litigation for business owners and corporate clients. He works to protect companies against a data breach by improving data practices and provides in-depth incident response assessment if a breach occurs.

Andy has received an AV Preeminent™ rating by Martindale–Hubbell. He currently serves as Chair of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission. 

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Background

Andy grew up in Tampa, Florida, and attended Jesuit High School.  He attended the University of South Florida on an academic scholarship and went on to receive his juris doctor with honors from Stetson University. After law school, he worked for a highway contractor and was a principal in a closely held utility construction company. He practiced in his own firm prior to joining GrayRobinson. 

Education
  • University of South Florida, B.S.
  • Stetson University, J.D. (honors)
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida 
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
    • Construction Law Legislative Subcommittee
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Construction Law Committee
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, Thirteenth Circuit, 2015-2019
    • Chair, 2017-2018
Awards & Recognitions
  • AV Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Daily Business Review, Litigation Department of the Year, 2014 
  • Tampa Top Rated Lawyer, Litigation, 2013
Civic
  • Leadership Florida, Class XXXIV
  • Gulf Ridge Council Boy Scouts of America Executive Board, Vice President of Membership and General Counsel; President, 2010
  • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
    • Executive Committee, 2016- present
      • Programs Committee Co-Chair
      • Benchmarking Chair, 2015
  • Florida Bar Quality of Life and Career Committee, Former Chairman
  • J. Clifford Cheatwood American Inn of Court
  • South Tampa Sticks Lacrosse, Board of Directors
  • YMCA, Sports Coach
  • USF Alumni Association
    • National Board of Directors, 2012-2013
  • Jesuit High School Alumni Council
  • Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club
  • Coleman MIddle School
    • Dad's Club
  • Plant High School
    • Dad's Club
  • Hyde Park United Methodist Church
  • Leadership Tampa, Class of 2010
Presentations & Seminars
  • "Cyber Security for Contractors," Webinar, National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA), December 2016
  • 2016 Cybersecurity Symposium, Tampa, Florida, September 2016
  • “Revisiting Great Cases in Construction Law: Where Are They Now?,” Construction Law CLE, Hillsborough County Bar Association, January 2016
Articles & Publications
  • "Creating a Cybersecurity Wellness Plan," National Utility Contractor's Association (NUCA) Business Journal, June 2017 
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  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Ingenuity in Action.TM

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