Fowler White Burnett announces the addition of new Shareholder, Timothy J. Ferguson to the Products Liability & Toxic Torts Group in the Miami office. Ferguson, who was previously at Foley & Mansfield, focuses his practice in the defense of complex liability matters including products, toxic tort, construction, premises, personal injury, and medical malpractice.
Ferguson has successfully defended various liability claims for some of the world’s largest product, equipment and chemical manufacturers. Further, he has successfully defended claims alleging exposure to asbestos, benzene, radiation, chemical release, and mold.
In the construction arena, he has successfully represented and defended construction defect litigation claims on behalf of architects, mechanical engineers, and various subcontracting trades in both residential/condominium buildings and commercial buildings, including cases involving multi-level post tension structures.
Ferguson was recently appointed to serve as a Board Member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida. Additionally, he currently serves as a Faculty Advisor Board Member of the Nova Southeastern University Paralegal Program. He has previously served as Vice Chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee (17th Judicial Circuit), as a board member of Kids in New Direction (KIND), and as an investigative Member of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee.
He received his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York in Stony Brook.