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Senior Counsel

Andrew Brown

Location

1501 S. Church Avenue
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33629
P (813) 422-6910
F (813) 425-6983

701 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1640
Miami, FL 33131
P (786) 358-6420
F (786) 358-6421

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Bio

Andrew Brown is senior counsel in WSHB’s Tampa and Miami offices. Andy’s practice focuses on general liability, construction defect, professional liability, catastrophic injury, and all facets of aviation law. Much of Andy’s current practice focuses on representing design professionals, developers, general contractors, and subcontractors, in multi-million dollar single-family, townhome, and luxury high-rise litigation throughout Florida. Andy’s expertise in these areas includes triaging high-damage construction defect claims received on the eve of trial.

Andy has experience defending MROs, FBOs, charter companies, and other aviation corporations in complex, national, and international civil litigation, including multi-million dollar products liability, wrongful death, and property damage claims. His aviation experience also consists of defending airports and advising corporations and individuals on controlling regulations and laws in the aviation industry.

A graduate of the Liberty University School of Law, Andy served as the Vice Chairman of the Moot Court Board for which he competed extensively and won several awards including Champion and Best Brief at the 2015 William & Mary Spong Moot Court Tournament as well as the Liberty University School of Law Class of 2015 Excellence in Appellate Advocacy award.

Prior to practicing law, Andy flew as a pilot domestically for US Airways Express as well as internationally for a private charter airline in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is a licensed Airline Transport Pilot with over 4,000 hours total flight time. He brings his practical life experiences and people skills to every matter he handles on behalf of the firm.

Education

Liberty University School of Law (J.D., 2015)

Geneva College (B.A., 2004)

Licensed to Practice in:

Florida

Practice Areas

Aviation Litigation
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  • Defend MROs, FBOs, charter companies, and other aviation corporations in complex, national, and international civil litigation, including multimillion-dollar products liability, wrongful death, and property damage claims.
Complex Tort and Casualty
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  • Extensive experience defending personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from auto accident, premises liability, and aviation lawsuits.
Construction
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  • Defend international developers in complex business division up to trial.
  • Experience defending high-volume townhome and single family home construction defect claims.
  • Work with and defend design professionals such as mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineers.
Corporate
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  • Advise aviation corporations and pilots on general business matters including risk management and mitigation, insurance issues, foreclosures, aircraft sales and acquisition, corporate structures, and compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
Product Liability
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  • Experience defending manufacturers and after market overhaul companies in a variety of products liability cases.
Professional Liability
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  • Defend insurance agents and agencies against malpractice claims.
  • Represent design professionals such as mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineers against professional liability claims.
Transportation
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  • Extensive experience defending corporations in lawsuits related to transportation with specific focus on NTSB investigations and FAA compliance for airlines, charter airlines, and aviation maintenance providers and repair stations.

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Memberships

Florida Bar, Member

Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member

Aviation Insurance Association, Member

Lawyers-Pilots Bar Association, Member

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