Peter L. Wechsler, Esq.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Product Liability, Motor Vehicle Crashworthiness and handling, Biomechanics and Injury Trauma, Seat belts and airbags, Motor vehicle crash and compliance testing, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), Mediation/ADR/Arbitration, Electronically Stored Information (“ESI”) and eDiscovery, Special Master in ESI and eDiscovery , Social Media (Admissibility and Exclusion), Medical liability, Forensic medicine and pathology, Trial strategy and trial themes, Complex Commercial Matters, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, Torts, Professional Negligence, Insurance Coverage , Asbestos, Catastrophic Injuries, Expert witness matters including Frye and Daubert 

EDUCATION

Suffolk University Law School, J.D. 1969

Long Island University, B.S. 1965

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by National Board of Trial Advocacy

  • Board Certified in Civil Pretrial Practice by National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice

WORK EXPERIENCE

Over 40 years of extensive civil trial experience representing wide range of clients, both plaintiff and defendants, including individuals, banks, corporations, insurance companies, automotive and product manufacturers, hospitals, physicians, and accountants.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • "AV" Preeminent© by Martindale-Hubbell

  • Florida Super Lawyer©

  • Florida Top Lawyer©

  • Leading Florida Attorney©

  • Lectures and Speaking Engagements

  • Extensive speaking engagements throughout the United States and Europe on wide range of topics.

  • Admissions, Memberships and Affiliations

  • New York and Florida Bars

  • Dade, Broward and New York Bar Associations

  • United States Supreme Court

  • United States District Courts for Southern, Middle and Northern Districts

  • Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions-Civil

  • Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc. (Board of Directors)

  • Board of Governors of Nova Southeastern University Law School

  • American College of Board Certified Attorneys (ACBCA)

  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)

  • Florida Defense Lawyers Assoc.(FDLA)

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)

  • American Bar Association (ABA)

  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

  • Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM), Life Member

  • Legal Advisory Board of South Florida Center for Jewish Ethics

  • Congress of the Fellows of the Center for International Legal Studies

  • Brain Injury Association of Florida