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Defenses in Florida Restrictive Covenant Enforcement Cases

When you include a non-compete, confidentiality, or other restrictive covenant in an employment contract to protect your company’s interests, it is your greatest hope that you never need to enforce it. The reality is that many businesses will need to take legal action when a former employee violates the terms of your agreement. However, while Read more >

Four Litigation Laws Every Florida Business Owner Needs to Know

In an ideal world, you would never be in the position where your Florida business would be involved in litigation. You comply with your legal obligations, protect your financial interests, and conduct other aspects of business without the need to initiate or defend a lawsuit. Unfortunately, the ideal is a rarity. At some point or Read more >

Answers to FAQs About Florida Franchise Agreements

If you are considering starting a Florida business as a franchisee, you have probably already done some research regarding the basics. Florida defines a franchise as an arrangement in which a franchisee has the power to promote and sell goods produced by another company, the franchisor. Pursuant to a franchise agreement and in exchange for Read more >

Steps to Preserving Your Rights on a Florida “Little Miller” Payment Bond

As a Florida contractor or other entity in the construction industry, you deal with bond claims on a regular basis. When you do any work on a project that involves public property, you know you cannot rely on a mechanics lien to obtain payment. Instead, you must comply with the strict requirements of Florida’s “Little Read more >

Top 4 Disputes That Can Erupt into Florida Construction Contract Litigation

It is common for any business owner to become involved in a contractual dispute, but the relevant legal issues can be more complicated when you are facing litigation over breach of a construction contract. Florida contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals can find themselves on either side of a disagreement, whether you are seeking to enforce Read more >


I strongly endorse Andrew Mongelluzzi. He is a very skilled and able business attorney focused on customer service and results. On the front end, Andrew deftly advises new businesses on organizing properly, acquiring necessary licenses, contracting with vendors & customers, and dealing with various compliance issues that may arise. On the back end when things go south, Andrew counsels and navigates businesses through complex commercial disputes and aggressively represents them in negotiations, mediation, arbitration, and in litigation so that businesses can legally move on and get back to business. Andrew’s ability to identify legal issues and approaches to resolve business-related issues is a strength that I have learned from and professionally relied upon in approaching the business matters and cases that I handle. I regularly refer business to Andrew knowing that he will diligently represent his business clients and their best interests.
Relationship: worked together on matter

- Frank N. Genco, Florida Bar No. 440086

Attorney Mongelluzzi and his team provided excellent and quality service. I always felt that my needs were met and that the firm was invested in me and my case. The quality services I received at Mongelluzzi’s firm were remarkable. From the initial meeting they were responsive to my calls, questions and concerns. All issues were handled professionally and timely, easily accessible, got back to me quickly, aggressive and got me the results that I wanted. Attorney Mongelluzzi and his staff all gave my case their personal attention and provided the quality of work that anyone would want when hiring an attorney.

- Client

Andrew is very thorough defining the outcome expectations. In my case, it was setting up a new corporate entity. He advised me on the most beneficial option and he then executed on that path. Andrew is a very pleasant person to work with. He is determined, skilled and committed to his client’s success.

- Gil Pinney

Andrew helped me through a difficult situation with American Express and we won the case. A great job by Andrew! He also helped me with T&C’s in my company. I would recommend Andrew highly as an attorney.

- John Sams

As a business owner for 12 years I have seen my fair share of ups and downs. Some of the downs would include landlord/tenant disputes and creditors that may have not been fulfilled to agreement. Andrew has met both of these situations for me in a timely, positive, and affordable manner.

- Rich Mattes

It was very nice to have a lawyer who not only is fierce in negotiations but has been successful in business. This is a lethal combination. I was glad he was on my side.

- Nigel Castanheiro

Andrew helped me with a contract litigation case. The lawyers battled it out for over a year and we finally got a reasonable settlement offer. Then the other side tried to back out. Andrew figured out how to force the other side to honor the deal and really knows his way around the court system. Definitely feel comfortable using him again.

- John Ellis


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