Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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Mya's Profile

An AV Preeminent Attorney, Mya brings more than 20 years of experience to her clients, focusing her practice in the areas of real estate, business, and healthcare litigation. She has also developed a niche practice in complex title disputes. Additionally, Mya has extensive experience in general contract disputes within the commercial business and real estate sectors while also operating as a Supreme Court Certified Circuit and County Court Mediator.

Mya’s experience includes matters involving compliance issues, employment law, foreclosures, landlord-tenant disputes, probate disputes, real estate title claims, and construction litigation. Responsible for overseeing clients’ compliance with controlling rules and regulations, Mya has extensive experience representing business owners, shareholders, physician groups and facilities, national retail tenants, property owners, developers, homeowner and condominium associations, contractors, financial institutions, and insurance companies in complex litigation matters across the state of Florida.

Prior to joining Maynard, Mya served as the Litigation Co-Chair at a Central Florida firm. She received her B.S. and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Georgetown University, and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Miami Law School. Mya is a frequent lecturer on various legal topics concerning real estate including construction lien law, mortgage fraud, real property litigation, and landlord/tenant law.

Mya's Accolades

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial Litigation (2021 - present), Litigation - Real Estate (2023)
  • 2021 US News Report Best Lawyer
  • 2021 Super Lawyer
  • 2021 Best Lawyers in America Commercial Litigation
  • Lecturer on mortgage fraud, real property litigation, and landlord-tenant law
  • ULI Retail Board
  • 2020 US News Report Best Lawyer
  • Rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale Hubbell
  • Recruiting and Industry Team, WHWW
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Florida licensed real estate broker
  • 2014 CREW Outstanding Achievement Award
  • 2012 CREW President’s Award
  • 2011 CREW President’s Award

Mya's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Seminole County Planning and Zoning Commission (2016-2017)
  • Former President for the Orlando Chapter of Commercial Real Estate for Women (CREW)
  • Supreme Court Certified Circuit and County Court Mediator
  • Member Florida Land Title Association (FLTA) Insurance Roundtable
  • Circuit Advisory Team, Attorney’s Title Fund Services (2014-2015)
  • C-Suite Crew Membership Program (2013)
  • National Delegate, Central Florida Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) (2012)
  • Past President, Central Florida Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) (2012)
  • Former Board Member, Bridges of Light Foundation


State Bar: Florida

U.S. District Court: Florida (Northern, Middle)

U.S. Court of Appeals: Fifth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit

  • University of Miami School of Law
    • (2000, J.D., cum laude)

  • Georgetown University
    • (1997, B.S. and B.A., summa cum laude)

Monday, April 4, 2022


Today, nationally recognized law firm Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard) announced a series of moves to expand the Firm’s Florida footprint. Swann Hadley Stump Dietrich & Spears, P.A., an AV-rated, full-service law firm based in Winter Park, Florida, will be merging into Maynard. This union serves as the latest market...

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