Biography Overview

William Lewis is a partner in the Morgan & Morgan Business Trial Group and manages the firm’s West Palm Beach office.  His practice is dedicated to complex business litigation and he has successfully represented clients in a wide-variety of industries and disputes.

William litigates business cases on a contingency-fee basis, representing companies and individuals with meritorious claims that have been damaged due to the misconduct of larger, wealthier, or insured parties.  He is driven by the philosophy that justice requires cases to be decided on the merits, not by the size of a corporation or insurance company’s legal budget.

William is a proven trial lawyer, having won multiple jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations in cases involving contracts, employment, partnerships, real estate, and securities, among others.  He regularly litigates in state and federal courts, as well as arbitration forums, throughout Florida.

William has been honored by Florida Trend Magazine as Florida’s “Legal Elite” – an award given by lawyers to less than 1.5% of fellow Florida Bar members.  He has consistently been named a Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” which recognizes the top 2.5% of the state’s lawyers under the age of 40. And on multiple occasions, he has been recognized by his peers as one of Palm Beach Illustrated’s “Top Lawyers..”

William was appointed to a three-year term on the Florida Bar’s Committee on Professionalism, he is currently the chair of the Palm Beach County Bar’s Circuit Court Civil Committee,  and was previously the chair of the Business Litigation Committee, and he was elected to the Executive Committee of the University of Florida Law Alumni Council. William is a frequent speaker on issues involving business and securities litigation to groups such as the American Bar Association and the Florida Justice Association.

Prior to joining the Business Trial Group, William prosecuted large-scale claims for a well-known securities and antitrust firm claims.  He also interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office, where he first-chaired multiple jury trials.  Before becoming an attorney, William received an MBA in finance and securities analysis and worked at a hedge fund.


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Recent Successes

$400,000.00 Verdict Anne C. Grey v. Sterne, Agee & Leach, Inc. FINRA Arbitration2019
$544,500.00 Settlement John R. Erbey v. Sims Munson, CPA, et al. Professional Malpractice2018
$771,000.00 Verdict de la Paz, et al. v. de la Paz Breach of Contract2018
$86,344.58 Verdict Fusco et al. v. Smith et al. Breach of Contract2017
$131,653.36 Verdict Siscon, Inc. v. C&P Trading and Sales, Inc. Business Litigation2016
$784,898.00 Verdict Nate Dixon, SAS, GPN v. Security Systems, Inc. and David Roman Business Litigation2016

Recent Representations

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