Burr & Forman

Peter C. Vilmos

Peter C. Vilmos
  • J.D., Washington University School of Law (1990)
  • B.A., Duke University (1987)

Florida, Illinois, New York

  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Florida Bar
  • George C. Young First Central Florida Inns of Court
  • March of Dimes, Central Florida Division
  • Rotary Club of Orlando Breakfast
  • The New York Bar
  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation (2017-2019), Construction Law (2018-2019)
  • Orange County Bar Association, Outstanding Committee Chair
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Construction Litigation (2010-2018)
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Construction Attorney
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
  • Florida Trend, "Legal Elite," Construction (2015-2016)
  • Nation's Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel (2016)
  • Fellows of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (2017)
  • Rotary District 6980, President of the Year
  • Leadership Orlando, Class 39
  • Florida Supreme Court Certificate of Recognition, Pro Bono Guardian Ad Litem
  • Junior Achievement, Volunteer
  • March of Dimes, Central Florida Division, Board of Directors, Past-President
  • Rotary District 6980, Assistant District Governor (2004-2005), Leadership Council (2005-2006); Rotary Club of Orlando Breakfast, Past President (2001-2003)
  • Orange County Bar Association, Pro Bono Guardian Ad Litem (1996-Present)
  • Volunteer Swim Instructor to underprivileged youth, Central Florida YMCA
  • Leadership Orlando (1998)
  • Represented shareholders in a derivative class action seeking the enforcement of a $250 Million poison pill stock-swap agreement.

  • Represented general contractor in appeal of issue regarding increase in allocation of sales proceeds to court registry to properly secure contractor's claim of lien.

  • Represented bank in contested prevailing party fee dispute.

  • Represented Assignee in a series of litigation matters relating to professional engineering services.

  • Represented developer in multi-million dollar dispute over constructive collapse resulting from improper use of steel reinforcement bars.

  • Represented insurance carrier in coverage dispute over issue of contractual collapse language regarding a roof.

  • Represented insurance agent in defense of non-compete claim from former employer.

  • Represented general contractor in arbitration proceedings concerning construction of a multi-story residence.

  • Represented general contractor in lien litigation/delay damages litigation involving multi-million dollar dispute over beachside condominium complex.

  • Represented engineering firm in action against water utility concerning the design and installation of a remote water monitoring system.

  • Represented insurance carrier in coverage dispute concerning trademark and copyright policy exclusions.

  • Represented owner of nursing homes in a contractual dispute concerning nursing home management, including a successful appeal.

  • Represented a roofer in an alleged construction defect claim.

  • Represented business owners and former employees in a non-compete and trade secrets matter.

  • Represented Assignee for the Benefit of Creditors in action to maximize estate of assignor/limestone material supplier.

  • Represented insurance carrier in appeal of summary judgment on issue of whether or not insured submitted properly detailed bankruptcy disclosures.

  • Represented simulation industry contractor in litigation regarding an acquisition from a defense contractor.

  • Represented provider of institutional pharmacy services in an appeal from a successful jury trial on a contractual dispute.

  • Represented pool subcontractor in enforcement of lien issues and is dispute over the validity of a contractual pay-when-paid clause.

  • Represented insurance carrier in defense of first-party claim involving theft.

  • Represented insurance carrier in first-party hurricane claims.

  • Represented insurance carrier in first party claims from Assignee's of Benefits for water extraction services.

  • Represented general contractor in alleged construction defect litigation concerning lakeside mansion.

  • Represented lender in water intrusion litigation concerning a large commercial condominium project.

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Peter's practice involves complex commercial litigation with issues ranging from construction related matters to business and banking disputes, first party insurance matters, environmental, health care, non-compete and trade secrets litigation, and real estate issues.