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William J. Cornwell: LITIGATION NIGHTMARES – You too can be a victim!

March 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Partner – Weiss, Handler & Cornwell, P.A.

Location: 2255 Glades Road, Suite 205-E, Boca Raton, Florida  33431
Phone: 561-997-9995
Fax: 561-997-5280
Email: wjc@whcfla.com

William J. Cornwell leads the civil trial and litigation sections of the Firm. A partner with over 25 years of experience handling complex civil matters, Bill has a long history of success in the courtroom on a wide variety of matters. Bill and the skilled attorneys and staff members working with him have obtained verdicts and settlements in excess of $100,000,000 on behalf of a broad array of clients ranging from individuals to large corporations. Recent jury verdicts include: $11 million against Volkswagen in a product liability action stemming from the tragic death of a 16 year old girl, and another in excess of $4.2 million in a construction defect case against a builder/developer. In addition, Bill has successfully defended numerous claims against large and small businesses, institutions and municipal organizations, including the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, the City of Delray Beach, and the City of Port St. Lucie.

Areas of Practice

  • Class Actions
  • Complex Litigation
  • Torts
  • Products Liability
  • Trial Practice
  • Construction Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1985
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1985
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 1985
  • S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1985
  • S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1986
  • S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1987
  • Florida, 1988
  • S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2000

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1985
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A., Bachelor of Business Administration – 1982

Representative Cases

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor, Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1995 – 1997

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Student Bar Association, Biography President, 1984
  • Moot Court Society, Member

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Details

Date:
March 11
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Organizer

Gold Coast Tiger Bay Club
Phone:
561 620-8888
Website:
www.GoldCoastTigerBayClub.com

Venue

City Fish Market
7940 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33434 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
561.487.1600
Website:
https://buckheadrestaurants.com/restaurant/city-fish-market/

Details

Date:
March 11
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Organizer

Gold Coast Tiger Bay Club
Phone:
561 620-8888
Website:
www.GoldCoastTigerBayClub.com

Venue

City Fish Market
7940 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33434 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
561.487.1600
Website:
https://buckheadrestaurants.com/restaurant/city-fish-market/