Fowler White Burnett is pleased to announce the firm’s recognition in the 2018 Edition of Chambers USA. Chambers USA
ranks the work of the leading United States law firms and their attorneys in a variety of practice areas. Selection is based on outstanding achievement, excellence in practice area and quality of client service. Both client input and the Chambers’ own research are considered for placement in the Chambers Guide.
Chambers USA has identified Fowler White as a leading law firm in the Insurance category for Florida, Rory Eric Jurman as a leading attorney in the Insurance category for Florida and Edward J. Briscoe as a “Recognized Practitioner” for Products Liability and Mass Torts in the Nationwide USA location of the guide.
Jurman focuses his practice on providing strategic and cost-effective counsel to Fortune 500 companies, insurers and self-insureds. His practice includes insurance coverage, bad faith, professional malpractice, liability and commercial litigation. He provides coverage advice concerning virtually every type of general, excess and professional liability insurance policy, including employment practices liability, directors and officers’ liability and malpractice/errors or omissions policies for various professions. He handles the investigation and evaluation of multifaceted and high-exposure claims, including class actions and complex coverage issues. He has litigated numerous trials through appeal, including multi-party cases, and major declaratory judgment, liability and rescission actions. In addition to his legal work in the insurance industry, Jurman also handles a broad range of litigation matters. His practice includes the defense of medical professionals, life science companies, professional negligence matters, defense of Life and Disability Insurance matters, commercial litigation and products liability. He has litigated, arbitrated and mediated cases throughout Florida.
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. In addition, Briscoe handles complex matters involving environmental, transportation, maritime and premises liability.