Wood Smith Henning & Berman is thrilled to announce the addition of new partner, Ryan Brooks, to our newly christened office in Orlando, Florida. With a specialized focus on construction and commercial litigation, Ryan brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our dynamic team.

Ryan is renowned for his strong background in general liability, having successfully represented major insurance companies worldwide in professional liability, bodily injury, and property damage cases. His practice extends to both state and federal courts, showcasing his versatility in navigating complex legal landscapes. In addition, Ryan is a strong advocate for alternative dispute resolution, recognizing it as a cost-effective method to safeguard his clients' interests.

Ryan expressed his excitement about joining WSHB, stating, "I am honored to become part of WSHB and to contribute to the exceptional legal service the firm is known for. I believe in the power of effective communication, thorough preparation, and unwavering tenacity in providing the best representation for our clients. I look forward to collaborating with the talented team at WSHB."

Originally from Florida, Ryan's roots near Gainesville have cultivated a deep connection to the local community. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a focus on Russian Language and Literature at the University of Florida on a full academic scholarship. Subsequently, he pursued his legal studies at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, with a concentration in environmental law.

"We are delighted to welcome Ryan to our team," said founding partner Stephen Henning. "His extensive experience in construction and commercial litigation, coupled with his commitment to excellence and community service, aligns seamlessly with our firm's values. We are confident that Ryan will contribute significantly to our continued success and provide exceptional service to our clients."

Ryan's addition further strengthens WSHB's commitment to delivering high-quality legal services across a wide range of practice areas as it continues its exponential growth in the state of Florida.

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Wood Smith Henning & Berman (WSHB) is a national law firm known for trial results and expertise in handling complex litigation. With our nationwide network of almost 500 lawyers across 41 office locations, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive litigation and counsel to both public and private companies. From start-ups to Fortune 100 corporations, we deliver legal representation that consistently achieves favorable outcomes for our clients.

At WSHB, our strength lies in our diverse and accomplished team of attorneys. We boast thought leaders and defense specialists in over 40 fields of practice, covering an extensive range of specialties.

Our expansive geographic footprint allows us to provide effective and efficient representation to clients nationwide, regardless of their location, background, or legal expertise. By prioritizing strategic and cost-effective approaches to litigation, our dedicated attorneys work tirelessly to protect the interests of our clients. We have a track record of success, securing numerous victories such as summary judgments and defense verdicts on behalf of our clients. As a trial firm, we have taken over 2,000 cases to verdict, making us well-equipped to handle even the most complex and high-stakes litigation matters across the country.

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