Ronald E. Bush

Ronald E. Bush: Attorney with Bush Graziano Rice & Platter, P.A.


Ron Bush received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Union College in 1981 and Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law in 1984. Ron is currently the managing shareholder of Bush Graziano Rice & Platter, P.A. Prior to joining the Firm as a shareholder in 1995, Ron practiced as a Senior Litigation Associate in the New York firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. From 1991 until 1995, Ron was a shareholder in the Tampa firm of Shackleford, Farrior, Stallings & Evans, P.A.

A member of the Florida Bar, Ron is also a member of the New York State Bar, District of Columbia Bar, United States District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Ron is the Florida lead state chairperson of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, and the Vice Regional Chairperson for the Southeastern United States, as well as Tampa Area Chair of the Florida Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Ron has also completed the Litigation Management Institute hosted by Columbia Law School earning the designation of Certified Litigation Management Professional. He has also served as the Chairperson of the Hillsborough County Civil Service Board, as a member of the National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, and on the Florida Bar Grievance Committee, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County. Ron was selected to the Leadership Tampa Class of 1998 by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Honors and Awards:

"AV" by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Florida Bar


New York State Bar


District of Columbia Bar


United States District Court for the Middle Districts of Florida


District Court for the Northern Districts of Florida


United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


Defense Research Institute


Hillsborough County Civil Service Board


National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve


Florida Bar Grievance Committee


Thirteenth Judicial Circuit


Past Employment Positions:

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Senior Litigation Associate

Shackleford, Farrior, Stallings & Evans, P.A., Shareholder, 1991 - 1995

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Products Liability Claims
  • Professional Liability Claims
  • Long Term Care Claims
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
813-228-7000  Phone
813-273-0091  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3423, Tampa, FL 33602
University Attended:
Union College, Schenectady, NY, B.A., Economics, 1981
Law School Attended:
Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, J.D., cum laude, 1984
Year of First admission:
2006, U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida; 2006, U.S. Supreme Court; 1983, U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit; 1992, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York; 1990, District of Columbia; 1984, Florida; 1991, New York

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Tampa, Florida

  • Tampa, FL
    Wells Fargo Center , 100 S Ashley Drive, Suite 1400 , P.O. Box 3423
    Tampa, FL 33602

    813-228-7000 Phone

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