Jerry Hamilton is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. He has been nationally recognized as one of the Top Ten Defense Lawyers in the United States by one of the largest insurance companies in the world. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial honorary society composed of less than one half percent of lawyers in The United States.
Jerry is also Board Certified in Maritime Law, has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics every year since 2006 and is named as one of Florida’s “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend. In 2016, he was selected by the Dade County Bar Association as one of Miami’s top 10 trial lawyers to present in its annual Super Lawyers CLE Mock Trial and also received the Anthony G. Marshall Award as Hospitality Lawyer of the Year. In 2017, he was a finalist for the Council on Litigation Management’s (CLM) Professional Outside Counsel of the Year Award.
Currently, Jerry is a managing shareholder of the international law firm of Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP, which is consistently ranked among the top ten most diverse law firms in South Florida by the Daily Business Review. It is one of the largest minority owned and certified international law firms in the country and boasts a 95% win ratio in trials.
For the past 25 years, Jerry has dedicated his practice to defending his clients in complex litigation matters, including business litigation and other commercial disputes, class actions, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, product liability claims, insurance coverage and bad faith disputes, legal, medical and professional malpractice claims, maritime disputes, hospitality and transportation claims.