W. Donald Cox, Nationally Recognized Litigator, Reunites With Colleagues at Guerra King


Guerra King P.L. announced today that W. Donald Cox, Esq. has joined the firm. Mr. Cox, a nationally recognized commercial litigation lawyer, is reunited at Guerra King with colleagues he worked with for many years at the Tampa-based law firm of Fowler White Boggs. Mr. Cox is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in both Business Litigation Law and Civil Trial Law, and has represented some of the nation’s largest public companies in significant litigation and regulatory matters. He has extensive jury and non-jury trial experience in federal and state court, as well as before federal and state agencies in administrative proceedings. He has handled appeals in federal courts, before the Florida Supreme Court, and in all Florida intermediate appellate courts. Mr. Cox will continue his litigation, appellate, and regulatory practice and will also serve as a mediator and arbitrator of complex litigation matters and business disputes.

Burton W. Wiand, chairman of Guerra King, said “We are overjoyed to be reunited with our good friend Don Cox, and are excited to be working with him again. Don’s almost half-century of experience with insurance, regulatory and litigation matters will expand our firm’s horizons and will add to our capabilities in serving our clients.”

Mr. Cox is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been recognized by Chambers as a leading insurance lawyer in Florida, and has been recognized by his peers locally and nationally, including The Best Lawyers in America, Florida Trend magazine’s Legal Elite, ranked in the top 2% of practicing Florida Bar Members, and Florida Super Lawyers. He received his B.A. from Duke University in 1963 and his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1966.

The law firm of Guerra King was formed in 2009 with ten lawyers. The firm has grown by 70% since then, and its current seventeen professionals regularly handle complex commercial litigation and arbitration. The firm also handles white collar and regulatory investigations and enforcement matters involving securities, trade practices, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and insurance matters. In its first year Guerra King was recognized as a Top Tier firm by Business Week’s Best Law Firms in America. The founding members, with over 100 years of collective experience, have been recognized nationally and locally as among the top lawyers in Florida and the United States.

For more information, please contact Burton W. Wiand at bwiand@guerraking.com.