PUNTA GORDA – January 25, 2017 – Farr Law Firm is pleased to announce the promotion of George T. Williamson as a shareholder. This elected position was effective January 1, 2017. Williamson joined the firm in 2010 and now focuses his legal practice on mass tort litigation, including defective pharmaceutical drugs and other dangerous consumer products, as well as personal injury and wrongful death claims.
“George is an excellent attorney with a statewide practice in the fields of personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice and a nationwide practice in mass torts including defective drugs and devices. He serves on the plaintiffs’ leadership team for two significant national cases involving harmful pharmaceutical drugs. George’s growing practice is a complement to our other practice areas, and we are fortunate to have him join us as a director in the firm,” stated firm president David A. Holmes.
Williamson serves on two Plaintiff’s Steering Committees in the complex federal litigation against the manufacturer of Benicar®, a prescription medication to treat high blood pressure and Abilify®, a pharmaceutical drug commonly prescribed for several mental health conditions.
Williamson received his Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law and his Bachelor of Music, cum laude, from the University of Miami. For the past two years, Williamson was named to the list of Rising Stars in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine.