Benjamin J. Zimmern

Benjamin J. Zimmern: Attorney with Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith A Professional Law Corporation


A Pensacola native, Ben has extensive experience representing insurance companies, businesses, and individuals in a wide variety of civil cases throughout Florida and Alabama. He routinely handles personal injury, insurance dispute, construction defect, general maritime law, labor and employment, and premises liability cases. Ben regularly manages cases throughout Florida and Southern Alabama from the Firm’s Tampa and Mobile, Alabama offices. He is a frequent speaker for continuing education seminars on a variety of topics including employment law and ethics.

Ben has represented diverse businesses to resolve their disputes through the most efficient means possible, from informal negotiations, mediation and arbitration, to litigation, and trial. If trial is necessary, Ben does not need directions to the courthouse. He has tried scores of jury cases in a wide variety of areas. He prides himself on zealous and efficient representation, combined with reliable, timely client communication. He understands that a proactive approach is the best way to control and resolve litigation. Ultimately, Ben’s goal is to bring the matter to conclusion in the most efficient and effective way possible.

Ben received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University and a Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law. Ben is admitted to practice in all Florida and Alabama State Courts as well as all Federal Courts in the State of Florida. He is also admitted to the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Florida Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, Pensacola Chapter of the American Inns of Court, the Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association, and the Rotary Club of Gulf Breeze.


•Aug 14
Summary Judgment Granted In Leon County Negligence Case

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Insurance Defense & Coverage
  • Construction
  • Maritime & Admiralty
  • Employment Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(850) 436-7000  Phone
(850) 436-7099  Fax
University Attended:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., American History, 2005
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2008
Year of First admission:
2008, Florida; 2009, Alabama; All Florida State Courts; All Alabama State Courts; United States District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida; Southern District of Alabama


•Defense Research Institute (DRI)
•Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
•Northwest Florida Legal Services, Board of Directors
•Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association
•Pensacola Chapter of the American Inns of Court
•Leadership Pensacola class of 2012
•Rotary Club of Gulf Breeze


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