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DOUGLAS D. UNDERWOOD
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Tampa

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

T (813) 222-1131
F (813) 222-3066

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Douglas D. Underwood has experience in insurance defense including vehicular torts, premises torts, motorsports liability, spectator sports, water sports and/or boating incidents, general civil litigation, construction defect, errors & omissions,  architects & engineers defense and appellate.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Banker Lopez Gassler P.A., Tampa, FL
    Shareholder, November 2008 to Present
  • Fowler White Boggs Banker P.A., Tampa, FL
    Attorney, August 1990 to October 2008

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

   Presentations
  • Frequent lecturer for insurance carriers, third party adjusters and self-insureds.
   Publications
  • "The Exclusionary Rule in Florida," Author, "Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 17:1

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • The Florida Bar: Trial Lawyers Section
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association: Trial Lawyers section
PRACTICE AREAS
  • Recreational Sports
  • Construction Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Property Damage Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Errors & Omissions
  • Architects & Engineers Defense
EDUCATION
  • J.D., With High Honors, Florida State University College of Law, 1990 (Law Review;Chairperson, Law Review Piece Selection Committee)
  • B.S., With Honors, University of Texas, 1987
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Florida
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
DISTINCTIONS
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers® in America, 2012-2014, 2016-2017
  • Book Award for Employment Discrimination, Florida State University College of Law
  • Book Award for Professional Responsibility, Florida State University College of Law
  • Gorman and Matthews Book Award for Torts, Florida State University College of Law