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ADAM S. KANTOR
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Tampa

501 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1700
Tampa, Florida 33602

T (813) 769-7779
F (813) 222-3066

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Adam S. Kantor is an AV-Preeminent rated trial attorney who specializes in the areas of trucking and transportation, personal injury, premises liability, property damage, and sports and amusement park litigation.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Banker Lopez Gassler P.A., Tampa, FL
    Shareholder, January 2009 to Present
    Associate, November 2008 to December 2008
  • Fowler White Boggs Banker P.A., Tampa, FL
    Associate, October 2005 to October 2008
  • U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
    Lieutenant Commander, Assistant Professor of Law August 2003 to September 2005
  • Naval Legal Service Office, Europe Southwest Asia, Naples, Italy
    Criminal Defense Attorney and Civil Practitioner, September 2001 to August 2003
  • Trial Service Office, San Diego, CA
    Criminal Prosecutor, April 1999 to September 2001
  • United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of California
    Prosecutor, June 2000 to September 2001
  • Families USA Foundation - (National Consumer Health Care Organization), Boston, MA
    Researched and drafted memoranda on tax and trust law and the regulatory processes which govern the conversion of a non-profit health care entity to a for-profit status, Summer 1996

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Publications
  • "Anatomy of a Rink Lawsuit: Don't Slip by Failing to Protect Yourself," Author, Rink Magazine, March/April 2008

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Trucking Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Gracie Tampa: Mixed Martial Arts Studio, Head Wrestling Coach
PRACTICE AREAS
  • Trucking & Transportation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Property Damage Litigation
  • Sports and Amusement Park Litigation
EDUCATION
  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1998 (Third Year Editor, Journal of Science and Technology)
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Boston University, 1995 (Alpha Kappa Delta, Golden Key National Honor Society, Order of Omega Honor Society)
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • Florida Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
DISTINCTIONS
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers® in America, 2012-2017
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and Overseas Service Ribbon, United States Navy
  • Decorated for his overseas participation during Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, United States Navy
  • Naval Criminal Investigative Service “Prosecutor of the Year,” United States Navy, 2000-2001
  • Navy Achievement Medal, (two awards); United States Navy
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, (three awards); United States Navy
  • Florida Super Lawyers®, 2014-2016
  • Florida Rising Star, 2013
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2013-2016; ranked in the top 2% of practicing Florida Bar Members