Miami, FL – The South Florida Business Journal has named Fowler White Burnett’s three managing shareholders 2015 Power Leaders in Law. The honor is given to those who have made notable contributions in the field of legal services during the past year – and whose contributions help buoy South Florida’s thriving business community.
Managing Shareholder Edward J. Briscoe focuses his practice on product liability and toxic tort litigation. He has extensive experience dealing with lawsuits involving a wide variety of chemicals and hazardous materials, as well as the diseases commonly associated with exposure to these materials. He frequently represents Fortune 500 companies and underwriters in the defense of personal and class action suits alleging exposure to asbestos, silica, benzene, beryllium, mold and other toxins.
Managing Shareholder Christopher E. Knight handles a broad range of civil litigation matters and leads a large team comprising senior and junior partners, and associates. He represents Fortune 500 companies, major insurance carriers, several airlines and manufacturers in state and federal courts, and has served as lead counsel in the defense of multi-district and class action litigation involving product liability, insurance and attorney general investigations.
Managing Shareholder Richard A. Wood has more than 20 years of experience handling a broad range of transactions for all property types, including shopping centers, office buildings, mixed-use projects, multi-family housing and condominiums. A significant portion of his practice focuses on the representation of residential and commercial developers and institutional lenders. He has extensive experience with the acquisition, development and financing of commercial and residential properties.
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.