TAMPA, FL – Tampa Partner Andy Mayts has been appointed to the USF Alumni Association Board of Directors for 2020 – 2021. The Board of Directors sets policy and guides the direction of the Association as it builds mutually beneficial relationships among USF and its 358,000 alumni. Directors are often asked to work with the University leadership in advising them of the alumni perspective on key issues, serve as ambassadors for the organization in their workplaces and communities and participate in Board meetings, committee meetings and other Association and University events. Andy previously served on the Board from 2012-2013.
“The USF Alumni Association is pleased and excited to welcome Andy Mayts to our Board of Directors for a second time. Andy’s knowledge of the law, his involvement in advocacy, and his passion for USF makes him an exceptional addition to our board,” said Randy Norris, Chair of the USF Alumni Association Board of Directors. “As Chair, I look forward to working with Andy in forwarding the mission of the USF Alumni Association.”
Andy is a widely recognized civil litigation lawyer, community advocate, and corporate leader who applies practical experience and seasoned judgment to achieve results. A litigator for over 20 years, Andy’s expansive experience includes representing national banks in state and federal court in numerous trials. On the construction law side of his practice, he has represented owners, subcontractors, suppliers, and general contractors in lien and bond payment claims, defect claims and equitable adjustment claims. He has represented design professionals including class action defenses. Andy has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating construction contracts.
Andy has received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale–Hubbell and has been named a Best Lawyer. He is a fellow in the Construction Lawyers Society of America and has been reappointed by the Governor to serve a second term on the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission. Mayts also serves as the Treasurer of the Tampa Bay Chamber and as a Gubernatorial Appointee and vice chair of the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County.
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