SARASOTA, Fla. — Bill Robertson, CEO and personal injury attorney with The Robertson Law Firm has been selected for the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list.
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Celebrating his 36th year as a personal injury attorney, Robertson is a fifth-generation attorney in Sarasota. He continues the tradition started by his great-grandfather and grandfather, who opened their practice here in 1925, as a personal injury attorney.
Robertson represented the City of Sarasota in a lawsuit to recover damages related to the opioid epidemic. He was also heavily involved in helping Florida businesses and cities fight back after the BP oil spill recovering over 30 Million dollars for his clients and has recovered over $100 million for his clients during his carrier as a personal injury attorney. For the 15th year, he has received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, the highest peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.
A Riverview High School graduate, he received his bachelor’s degree in government from Florida State University and studied law at Stetson University, College of Law. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1984 and is a member of the Sarasota County Bar Association. He is also a longtime member of the Florida Justice Association, an organization devoted to the representation of injured party’s rights in Florida.
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