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Lewis Brisbois Expands General Liability Practice in Tampa with New Partner Hire

Tampa, Fla. (August 19, 2021) – Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome John Heilman to its Tampa office as a partner in its General Liability Practice. Mr. Heilman focuses his practice in the areas of civil litigation and personal injury protection (PIP) defense. He brings to Lewis Brisbois extensive experience defending some of the largest PIP carriers in the country and managing state-wide defense portfolios in Florida. In addition, Mr. Heilman has defended campgrounds and auto/recreational vehicle dealers in injury and property damage claims.

"We are thrilled that John has joined our office and we look forward to his contributions," Tampa Managing Partner John Rine said of Mr. Heilman's arrival. "His deep experience handling PIP defense and General Liability matters will enhance our Florida practice and benefit our clients nationwide."

Similarly, Mr. Heilman noted, “I am happy to be practicing at a firm with such a broad national platform and wide range of sophisticated practice groups. I look forward to contributing to the firm's already successful General Liability Practice alongside my highly qualified colleagues."

Outside of his practice, Mr. Heilman has delivered several presentations and published various materials related to insurance and litigation matters.

Mr. Heilman holds a J.D. and an M.B.A. from the University of Florida's Levin College of Law and Warrington Graduate School of Business, respectively. He received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Heilman is admitted to practice in federal and state courts in Florida.

Read more about Mr. Heilman joining Lewis Brisbois on Law360.

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