Committed to Our Clients and Community
Built on a foundation of over 40 years of dedication to forging strong, personal client relationships, Colson Hicks Eidson is recognized as one of the top litigation firms in the country, handling local, national and international litigation. Our cases span from Florida and throughout the U.S., to matters in the Caribbean, Central America, South America and Europe.
Colson Hicks Eidson has a long history of serving sophisticated clientele, and our attorneys are highly regarded for their depth of legal experience, responsiveness to client concerns, and ethical tactics, both inside and outside of the courtroom. Our firm is also well respected throughout the legal community, and is recognized for its various distinguished achievements.
The firm has obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and recoveries for its clients and is recognized as a leader in plaintiffs’ personal injury and wrongful death cases, including international aviation disasters; catastrophic automobile accidents; commercial and business torts; class actions and mass torts; and other areas of litigation including professional negligence, product liability, and white collar criminal defense.
Currently, the firm serves on the plaintiff’s steering committee for litigation surrounding the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill, high-sulfur Chinese drywall linked to odor and metal corrosion in new home construction, and the nine-member personal injury/wrongful death leadership committee in the multidistrict litigation against Toyota Motor Corp over sudden unintended acceleration. We served as the court-appointed Receiver for the Mutual Benefits Corporation, formerly the nation’s largest viatical settlement company, and successfully recovered over $120 million for more than 30,000 investors.
Partners at the firm have had the distinction of holding the following offices: President of the 60,000-member American Association for Justice; President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; President of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; President of the Dade County Bar Association; President of the Miami-Dade Florida Association of Women Lawyers; United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; and Chairman of the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission.
Colson Hicks Eidson is also active in civic involvement by supporting a number of community groups and charitable endeavors. Our lawyers have assumed leadership roles in a variety of projects ranging from the funding and building of a 22,000 square foot recreational and educational center in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood to interviewing and serving as trial counsel for the Cuban refugees detained at Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba.
Our partners have held notable positions and served on boards for educational and cultural institutions throughout the community such as the State University System of Florida, Florida State Board of Education, University of Miami, Miami-Dade College, Miami City Ballet, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, YMCA of Greater Miami and the Orange Bowl Committee.
Our legal knowledge and experience and our presence in the community are among the top reasons clients choose us to represent them, and our commitment to client service is what sets Colson Hicks Eidson apart from other litigation law firms.