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What Are the Most Common Causes of Partnership Disputes?

Even when you run a highly successful Florida business, it’s inevitable that stakeholders will become embroiled in partnership disputes at some point during the company lifecycle. When you’re unable to resolve them, disagreements could lead to missed business opportunities, low profits, decreased job satisfaction, and many other consequences. Unfortunately, a recent article in The Balance Read more >

How to Best Handle Shareholder Disputes

The Florida Business Corporation Act allows direct actions by shareholders to enforce their rights against another shareholder, officer, director, or the company, but litigation isn’t always the best route. In fact, a lawsuit would typically be considered a last resort in all but the most egregious circumstances. It’s better to consider and implement other strategies Read more >

Business Dissolution in Florida: 3 Things You Should Know

Whatever the reason you’re winding down your company as a business owner, you’re probably aware that you need to comply with relevant federal and state legal requirements for dissolution in Florida. After all, an entity doesn’t just cease to exist by closing its doors. However, there’s a big difference between knowing that you’ve got a Read more >

What is the Role of the Board of Directors in a Corporation?

If you’re just getting started as a Florida corporation, you probably have questions regarding the different individuals and positions involved with business operations. One factor you’ll need to consider is the role of the board of directors since Florida’s Business Corporations Act provides that all organizational powers must be exercised under the authority of its Read more >

Laws That Small Business Owners Should Know

Every new year there’s a new batch of laws that hits the books in Florida, and 2020 is no different. One statute is of particular importance to small business owners, and ABC Action News WFTS Tampa Bay outlined the details in a recent article. As of January 1, 2020, the state minimum wage will go 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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