Fred Mohre is an AV Preeminent Rated® civil trial lawyer, who chairs the firm’s Design Professional/Construction Litigation practice.  Fred brings more than 20 years of experience managing a diverse range of business and tort matters, from professional liability, insurance defense and contract drafting/interpretation/disputes to product liability and wrongful death defense.  Fred’s primary focus is design professional/complex commercial/construction litigation, where he takes pride in providing his clients creative and cost-effective risk management and loss-shifting strategies, whether the problem is transactional, regulatory or arising from litigation or an alternative dispute resolution setting.

Fred represents design professionals in various different disciplines – from roadway, intelligent transportation systems, structural, environmental, stormwater, and geotechnical engineering – to architecture and landscape architecture.  He has served as lead counsel defending an international design/engineering firm from defect and delay claims arising from a $280 million complex roadway project.   He has also defended myriad personal injury/wrongful death lawsuits involving claims of defective roadway design and construction.  His attention to detail and diligent preparation allow him to provide innovative counsel to his clients, while giving them opportunities for claim avoidance in advance of litigation.

Fred has served as a lecturer and presented to various design and construction firms and industry groups, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  He has had the privilege of representing design professionals for many years, including a Fortune Top 100 engineering firm; not only representing its interests in Florida, but serving as national litigation management counsel throughout the U.S.  Fred is also proud to serve as General Counsel to AIA’s Orlando Chapter and as a member of ACEC’s Legal Counsel Forum.

Fred is admitted to practice in all Federal and State Courts in Florida, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.  He is also admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.  Fred holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and was a Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse for several years before practicing law.


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Maryland School of Law (2002)

  • B.S.N, University of Central Florida (1994)

  • B.A., University of Central Florida (1991)


  • Florida Bar

  • Maryland Bar

  • Washington, D.C. Bar

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

  • United States Supreme Court


  • AIA Orlando (AIA) – General Counsel and Allied Committee Member

  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Legal Counsel Forum

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

  • OCBA – Construction Law Committee

  • DRI – Construction and Commercial Litigation Committees

  • The American Association of Nurse Attorneys

  • American Bar Association

  • Orange County Bar Association

  • ABA Business Litigation Section

  • ABA Litigation Section

  • ABA Trial Techniques Committee

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Florida Chapter, Board Member

  • Grievance Committee (Former Chair), Ninth Judicial Circuit

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