NMSDC Certified

Minority-owned, certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)

AV® Rated

Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest peer review rating attainable by a law firm.g.

Top Ten Lawyers Worldwide

Rated by one of the world’s largest insurance companies.

About HM&B

Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel was founded by attorneys dedicated to the practice of admiralty and maritime, transportation, personal injury defense, international, hospitality, commercial litigation, medical and professional malpractice defense, property and casualty, premises liability, negligent security, construction, subrogation, insurance coverage and bad faith, insurance fraud, and products liability law. We have an experienced corporate law practice group that negotiates and drafts all manner of business contracts. We also provide ancillary services, including emergency and crisis management, corporate training, and arbitration.

Our firm is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest peer review rating attainable by a law firm. We represent a broad range of industries including major domestic and international insurers, hospitality, construction, admiralty and maritime, transportation, healthcare, product manufacturers and distributors, government, commercial real estate, and retail.

Clients have entrusted our lawyers with their most complex, high-exposure matters. Our lawyers have defended thousands of cases involving personal injury and wrongful death defense; marine disasters, crew claims, passenger claims, aviation cargo claims, surface transportation disasters and cargo claims, all manner of transportation related civil litigation and transactional matters, products liability, medical and professional malpractice, hospitality industry claims, negligent security, premises liability, insurance coverage and bad faith, insurance fraud, and a wide variety of international disputes.

Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel’s diverse attorneys bring a broad spectrum of backgrounds, cultures, and expertise to their practice, but they all share certain qualities. They are creative, tireless advocates in the courtroom and at the negotiating table, who know how to get results.

What Sets Us Apart?

We are trial lawyers.  Our attorneys have dedicated their entire careers to specializing in the areas of admiralty/maritime law, personal injury defense, premises liability, insurance defense and coverage, fraud, transportation/trucking and commercial litigation and transactions. Our lawyers are available to discuss any aspect of your case 24/7. HM&B’s emergency action response team can investigate any situation immediately, regardless of the jurisdiction and we take pride in exceeding all our of client’s expectations.

Our approach means efficient case management where claims are evaluated quickly and clients are provided with the most cost effective path to resolution. It is just one of the reasons we were named to the list of Top Ten Lawyers worldwide by one of the largest insurance carriers in the world.

Our diverse team can connect across any legal and social environment with a keen understanding of norms and cultures, whether it is working with diverse jury pools or skillfully handling international issues. In 2012, HM&B was recognized as the 3rd Most Diverse Law Firm in South Florida.

Let us show you why being a different kind of law firm inspires us.