Gregory Willis

Gregory Willis: Attorney with Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.
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Gregory J. Willis practices in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale West office where he concentrates on civil litigation but has a diverse practice that includes all areas of insurance defense litigation including construction litigation, bad faith/extra-contractual liability, liquor liability defense, environmental/toxic spills and trucking accident defense. Mr. Willis is also experienced in transactional law and health law matters. He has lectured extensively on many areas of law. Previously, Mr. Willis managed the corporate law department of a large insurance carrier and was general counsel to a health care company, in addition to practicing as a civil litigation attorney for over twenty years. He is an active participant in the firm’s SIU Fraud Division representing carriers by bringing affirmative complaints and counterclaims on their behalf.

After graduating from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a B.A. in economics and political science, Mr. Willis attended the University of Miami School of Law where he graduated with honors. While at the University of Miami School of Law, he was the editor-in-chief of the University of Miami Journal of International Law.

Mr. Willis has tried cases in Broward, Dade, Monroe, Polk, and Palm Beach Counties, as well as in the United District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. He has also successfully handled appeals in both the Florida District Courts of Appeal and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit.

(Resident, Plantation Office)

Areas of Practice (22)

  • Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Country Club, Condominium and Homeowners' Association Law
  • Environmental
  • Fidelity and Surety Litigation and Counsel
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Hospitality Industry Defense
  • Insurance Coverage and Carrier Representation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Liquor Liability Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Personal Injury Protection (PIP)
  • Physician's Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • SIU Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Trucking Accident Defense
  • Vehicle Negligence

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(954) 343-3949  Phone
(954) 474-7979  Fax
University Attended:
State University of New York, B.A., cum laude
Law School Attended:
University of Miami, J.D., cum laude
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1981, Florida


•Broward County Bar Association
•Dade County Bar Association

Birth Information:
Rochester, New York, November 5, 1956

Peer Reviews

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Plantation, Florida

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