William J. Schifino, Jr.

USA: Florida

Burr & Forman LLP
One Tampa City Center
201 North Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602

Tel: (813) 221-1764
Fax: (813) 221-7335

Email: wschifino@burr.com
Web: www.burr.com

Bill is Managing Partner of the firm’s Tampa office and a board-certified specialist in the area of business litigation. His practice focuses on a variety of litigation and trial practice, including securities litigation and arbitration, professional malpractice litigation, employment litigation, and intellectual property litigation.

In 2015, Bill was elected President-Elect of the Florida Bar and will serve as President of the Bar starting in 2016. He is also on the firm’s Executive Committee and Board of Trustees for the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Bill recently completed an eight year term as a member of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, serving as its Chairman, and having been appointed by both Governors Jeb Bush and Charlie Crist. In addition, Bill was involved in a special task force to study enhancement of diversity in the Judiciary and on the State’s Judicial Nominating Commission.

Bill is a frequent speaker and lecturer on a number of litigation and trial topics, including deposition strategies and techniques, expert witness procedures and discovery, and trial issues in Florida.

After law school, Bill worked for the firm Taub & Williams, P.A., subsequently establishing Williams, Schifino, Mangione & Steady, P.A. in 1991, where he was a founding Shareholder, President, and then Managing Director before the firm combined with Burr & Forman in 2012.

Burr & Forman is a century old full-service law firm with a forward-thinking approach to providing legal solutions. We have nearly 300 attorneys and offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Burr & Forman offers a wide range of business and litigation services to diverse clients with local, national and international interests.