Megan S. Reynolds

megan s reynolds

Megan is a shareholder 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, surety, and public records law.

Megan’s practice is divided between representing clients from various industries in procurement protests, licensing proceedings, 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. Megan also assists clients with competitive-proposal preparation, license applications, risk analyses, and contract review. Given Megan’s writing skills, the firm often looks to her for contribution to heavy pleading practice, significant motions, appellate briefs, and articles.

Relevant Experience and Representative Cases

  • Defended contract awards to multinational front- and back-office tolling vendor in bid protests over multiyear, multi-million dollar contract for customer-service operations
  • Defended contract award to national telecommunications equipment company in bid protest over multiyear, multi-million contract for next-generation statewide law enforcement radio system
  • Defended contract award to design–build joint venture in bid protest over contract for design and construction of $900 million signature bridge
  • Represented individuals and companies in disputes involving Florida Department of Transportation contractor prequalification and professional services prequalification
  • Represented a state agency in numerous state court actions and administrative proceedings—including rule challenges and constitutional challenges—relating to medical-marijuana-dispensary licensing decisions
  • Represented companies from various industries—including IT, emergency management, health care, real estate, road and bridge construction, construction contract compliance, telecommunications, and third-party administration—by challenging and defending contract awards in bid protest proceedings
  • Was the primary author of more than two dozen 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 Florida construction contracting and other occupational licensure requirements
  • Advises companies regarding negotiation of contract terms and conditions
  • Advises companies regarding Florida public records law and public meetings law


  • 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


  • Contractor Private Records—Part 2: How to Protect Your Private Records from Public Disclosure, with W. Robert Vezina, III, Florida Transportation Builder (Winter 2022)
  • Contractor Private Records—Part 1: A Giant Leap in the Right Direction, with W. Robert Vezina, III, Florida Transportation Builder (Fall 2022)
  • 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)


  • 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