Overview

Bob Buesing is a Senior Member and has been with the firm since 1977. He was also co-chair of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group for many years. His practice includes construction law and government contracting, arbitration, and eminent domain and condemnation. Bob is an advocate for the local community as well. He is involved in many organizations, particularly seeking to improve the lives of underprivileged youth.

Representative Matters

  • Numerous complex arbitrations for the American Arbitration Association as both arbitrator and advocate
  • Florida Power Corp. vs. Black & Veach, three week trial resulting in a judgement for over $40 million

Honors and Distinctions

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Award, April 2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Eminent Domain/Condemnation Law, 2007 – 2022
  • Chambers USA Ranked, Construction Law, 2016 – 2020, 2022
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2008 – 2022 (10+ year recognition)
  • Florida Legal Elite, 2010, 2012, 2017
  • Leadership Florida, Distinguished Member Award, 2014
  • YMCA Red Triangle Award, (highest honor given by YMCA to volunteer who has made a significant and lasting impact on the organization), 2012

Professional Involvement

  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Construction Law Committee, Co-Founder and Past Co-Chair
  • Florida Bar Association, Eminent Domain Committee
  • American Arbitration Association, Panel of Construction and Complex Commercials Arbitrator
  • American Bar Association, Construction Industry Forum

Community Involvement

  • YMCA Tampa Metro
    • Board of Directors, 1992-present
    • Board Chair, 2008-2011
  • Florida Alliance of YMCAs, Board of Directors, 2011-present
  • Youth Development Committee, Co-Chair, 2012 – present
  • Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County
    • Board of Directors, 2005-present
    • Secretary, 2007-present
    • Executive Committee, 2007-present
  • Tiger Bay Club of Tampa Bay, Board of Directors, 2011-present
  • The Children’s Forum
    • Board Chair, 2010 – present
    • Board of Directors, 2003-present
  • Florida Council of Economic Education, Board of Directors, 2011-present
  • Conn Memorial Foundation, Board of Directors, 2016-present

News

Thought Leadership

OPINION: Florida has too many ‘child care deserts‘,” Hearld-Tribune, December 2021