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Friday, July 18, 2014

Stewart D. Williams Joins Fowler White Burnett

Miami, FL – Stewart D. Williams has joined Fowler White Burnett as a shareholder in the firm’s Products Liability and Toxic Torts Practice Group. With more than 30 years of experience, he maintains a diverse trial practice focusing on catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases resulting from transportation related incidents, complex products liability, toxic exposures, medical and hospital negligence.

Williams also litigates commercial disputes and devotes part of his practice to the representation of professionals and high-net worth individuals involved in complex dissolution of marriage actions, as well as post-judgment modifications and enforcement actions. He has successfully litigated issues involving spousal support, distribution of assets including business, as well as child custody and support.

Williams has tried over 100 jury cases representing plaintiffs and defendants throughout Florida. He has obtained several jury verdicts in excess of a million dollars, which are recognized by his membership in the Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Recently, in the case of Dorsey v Reider, he was successful in persuading the Florida Supreme Court to reinstate a 1.57 million dollar verdict he had obtained, which had been dismissed by the Third District Court of Appeal.

The South Florida Legal Guide has recognized Williams as one of the “Top 1%” of lawyers in South Florida in the area of personal injury and wrongful death, and he has been included in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite. He holds the highest rating (“AV”) from Martindale-Hubbell, ranking him at the highest level of professional excellence, and is recognized in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Williams is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates and served as the president of the Miami Chapter in 2011. He has also served on numerous committees of the Florida Bar and on the Board of Directors of the Miami-Dade County Bar Association.

In addition to the Florida Bar, Williams has also been admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, State of Georgia (Special Admission) and Colorado including the United States District Court of Colorado and United States Supreme Court.

Fowler White Burnett’s Products Liability & Toxic Torts Group combines legal expertise and trial skills with state of the art toxicology, medical, scientific and environmental knowledge in order to successfully defend these complex cases. Our experienced attorneys represent leading manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and retailers in matters ranging from individual actions to mass tort litigation including those involving personal injury, wrongful death, negligence, conspiracy, property damage and failure to warn.

More About Fowler White Burnett, P.A.

With offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Fowler White Burnett is a full service law firm and nationally recognized leader in the areas of Aviation, Maritime and Healthcare. The firm’s lawyers provide client-focused, proven legal strategies and business solutions to domestic and international clients across a wide spectrum of practice areas including Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate, Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights & Business Restructuring, Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Environmental and Land Use, Family Law, Immigration, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International, Labor & Employment, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability & Toxic Torts, Real Estate, Securities Litigation & Arbitration, Tax and Trusts & Estates. For more information, please visit

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