Francis E. Pierce IV, a partner in the firm’s General Liability and Commercial Litigation and Arbitration groups, was honored with the James A. Dixon Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA). The award is given annually to a young lawyer who exceeds the standards of excellence, dedication and commitment to the FDLA and its goals. The award was established in 1998 in honor of the James A. Dixon, the first executive director of the FDLA.
Frank accepted the award on September 27, 2019 at the FDLA’s annual Law Firm Leaders Summit in Tampa, FL.
Frank regularly handles commercial-vehicle accident cases for a large, nationwide infrastructure company that has various sizes and types of truck, fleet, and commercial vehicles. He coordinates rapid responses for vehicular accidents throughout the United States and works with clients to effectively mitigate potential cost and productivity impacts. He also counsels clients on environmental regulations that could impact their businesses, including monitoring and reporting on substance releases into state waters.
(Photo above: Frank with Traci McKee, FDLA President)