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Benjamin A. Webster

Orlando, florida

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Biography Overview

Mr. Webster is trial lawyer who specializes in handling complex business litigation on a contingency fee basis. Over his career, he has seen many individuals and businesses with significant claims unable to obtain access to the civil justice system or properly pursue their claims due to the inability to pay the attorneys’ fees required by the traditional hourly fee model.

At Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Webster provides representation to clients involved in business disputes on a contingency fee (success fee) model, which allows his clients to obtain the best and most efficient results possible, regardless of their financial position. Using the success fee model, he has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients through jury verdicts and settlements. In particular, Mr. Webster has first-chaired several trials and obtained a number of significant jury verdicts for his business clients.

Mr. Webster’s practice is focused on different types of complex business cases, including those involving business torts, contract disputes, partnership disputes, professional malpractice, real estate related litigation, construction defect or payment disputes, investor fraud, and others. He has extensive experience litigating these and other types of complex cases from inception through trial and verdict, in several state and federal trial courts, as well as in the Florida appellate courts and in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, P.A., Benjamin practiced for several years in the national law firm of Baker & Hostetler, LLP. Benjamin was named a “Rising Star” in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 by Florida Super Lawyers magazine – an annual publication that recognizes the top 2.5% of the state’s young lawyers. Benjamin was also named as one of “Florida’s Legal Elite” for 2016 and 2017 by Florida Trend – a designation awarded to attorneys by their peers, which is given to less than 2% of attorneys in the state of Florida.


Practice Areas

  • Business Tort Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Defects
  • Contract Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation

Recent Successes

$427,800.00 Verdict Florida Outdoor Properties v. American Citrus, Calusa Growers Business Litigation 2016
$423,000.00 Verdict Max King Realty v. Recu, Barac Business Litigation 2016
$784,898.00 Verdict Nate Dixon, SAS, GPN v. Security Systems, Inc. and David Roman Business Litigation 2016
  • Florida Outdoor Properties v. American Citrus, Calusa Growers

    $427,800.00

    Verdict - 2016

  • Max King Realty v. Recu, Barac

    $423,000.00

    Verdict - 2016

  • Nate Dixon, SAS, GPN v. Security Systems, Inc. and David Roman

    $784,898.00

    Verdict - 2016

Memberships

  • Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Courts for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Order of Barristers)
    • Law Review of the Florida State University College of Law,
    • Moot Court Team, Florida State University College of Law,
    • Final Four - FSU College of Law Florida Supreme Court Oral Argument Competition
    • Runner Up - Luke Charles Moore Invitational Moot Court Competition, held by Howard University
      • “Best Brief” award
      • Runner Up, “Best Oralist” award
  • Grand Valley State University, B.S. (cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)