Phillip H. Hutchinson is a business litigator who has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Products Liability Litigation (2015-2019). Phillip concentrates his practice on commercial litigation focusing on defending corporations in complex litigation. Phillip received his B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Florida. He was a practicing engineer for 5 years designing jet engines for military fighter aircraft prior to attending the University of Florida College of Law where he was a member of the Florida Law Review. He has substantial experience in state and federal courts, including trying individual claims class actions and wrongful death claims.
Phillip has represented clients in cases involving complex product liability disputes, automobile rollover claims, construction defects (including delay claims), insurance coverage defense, eminent domain actions, employment discrimination, non-competition agreements, real estate disputes, including commercial leases. Phillip has broad experience in complex case management, electronic discovery management, extensive pre-trial discovery and work product protection. In addition to his primary practice, Phillip devotes a significant amount of time to pro bono endeavors targeting economic development in underprivileged communities. Phillip has served as an instructor in the firm's Litigation Skills Academy and steadfastly continues to train and mentor young lawyers.