Attorneys

Megan S. Reynolds

Senior Attorneymreynolds@vlplaw.com

Megan is a Senior Attorney in the firm’s Tallahassee office, where her practice primarily encompasses administrative law and appellate law and from where she heads the firm’s appellate  practice section.  Megan also has substantial experience in the areas of commercial litigation and construction, government-contract, and surety law.

Megan’s practice is divided between representing clients from various industries in procurement protests and other administrative disputes with Florida state and local government agencies and litigating private and public construction and other commercial disputes in federal and state courts throughout Florida.  Given Megan’s writing skills, the firm often looks to her for contribution to heavy pleading practice, significant motions, and appellate briefs.

Megan and her husband have lived in Tallahassee, Florida, since 1993.  She enjoys running, cycling, and other outdoor activities.


Relevant Experience and Representative Cases

  • Represented companies from various industries—including IT, electronic tolling, emergency management, health care, real estate, road and bridge construction, telecommunications, and third party administration—by challenging and defending contract awards in bid protest proceedings
  • Represented a state agency in numerous state court actions and administrative proceedings—including rule challenges and constitutional challenges—relating to medical-marijuana licensing decisions
  • Represented state agencies in administrative proceedings relating to health care and third party administration
  • Was the primary author of dozens appellate briefs and petitions in a variety of contexts, including administrative appeals, appeals from circuit court orders, and original proceedings
  • Represented construction contractors and subcontractors in prosecuting and defending delay claims, claims for unpaid contract balances, and termination-related claims
  • Represented construction contractors, subcontractors, and project owners in prosecuting claims arising from differing site conditions, defective work, defective plans, and negligent project administration
  • Represented sureties on payment and performance bonds in various public and private construction projects
  • Represented companies from various industries in private commercial disputes, including in the areas of open road tolling, misappropriation of trade secrets, and venture capitalism
  • Represented individual in trial court and appellate litigation relating to Sunshine Law violations
  • Advises companies regarding negotiation of contract terms and conditions
  • Advises companies regarding Florida public records law and public meetings law

Education

  • Florida State University (J.D., cum laude, 2007)
    • Editor in Chief, Florida State University Law Review
  • Florida State University (B.S., 2004)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2007

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Publications

  • With Economic Loss Rule Dead to Contracting Parties, Does a Contract Still Mean Anything?, with W. Robert Vezina, III, Florida Transportation Builder (Spring 2013)
  • Conclude to Not Collude, with W. Robert Vezina, III, Florida Transportation Builder (Spring 2011)

Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
    • Real Property, Probate & Trust Section – Construction Law
    • Administrative Law Section
    • Appellate Law Section

Community Involvement

  • Tallahassee–Leon County Canopy Road Citizens Committee, Member, 2017–2019