Print Choices

Choose what you would like to print from the selected Attorney's bio.

Christopher S. Branton - Shareholder

Christopher S. Branton

Education

Florida State University, B.S., 2000, magna cum laude
Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Mock Trial Team
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Supreme Court Justice

Bar Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
Share & Print

Christopher S. Branton - Shareholder

Chris is a Shareholder in the firm’s Litigation Group. His practice primarily involves the defense of products liability and personal injury tort claims and representing automobile dealerships defending cases on sales, F&I and advertising practices. He is also involved in the firm’s commercial litigation and criminal defense practices. Chris represents one of the largest international automotive corporations in numerous automobile products liability actions throughout the state of Florida. 

Chris is active in both professional and Bar-related activities. He serves on the Defense Research Institute Products Liability Steering Committee, is a member of the National Association of Dealer Counsel, and is involved in the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section. Chris also serves as an Attorney Ad Litem  for the Juvenile Delinquency Division of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit and is on the Board of Directors of the Tampa Bay Seminole Club.

Down

Court Admissions

  • All Florida State Courts
  • All Florida Federal Courts

Published Decisions
Show All

  • In re Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases--Report No. 09-10 (Products Liability),
    91 So.3d 785 2012 WL 1722576 SC09-1264
    Supreme Court of Florida. May 17, 2012
  • Mackillop v. Parliament Coach Corp.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2009 WL 3430072 09-CV-1939-T-23TBM 
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. October 21, 2009
  • Brady v. Chrysler Group,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 1957988 07-14394-CIV
    United States District Court, S.D. Florida. May 05, 2008
  • Stephens v. Louisville Ladder, Inc.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 906724 806-CV-2299-T-30MSS
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. March 31, 2008
  • Stephens v. Louisville Ladder, Inc.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2008 WL 824218 8:06-CV-2299-T-30MSS
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. March 25, 2008
  • Stephens v. Louisville Ladder, Inc.,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2007 WL 1099101 8:06CV2299 T30MSS
    United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division. April 10, 2007
  • Bailey as Personal Representative of Bailey v. Freightliner, LLC,
    Not Reported in F.Supp.2d 2007 WL 5100097 05-14354-CIV
    United States District Court, S.D. Florida. January 16, 2007

Community & Civic Affiliations

  •  Tampa Bay Seminole Club
    • Board of Directors

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Dealer Counsel
  • American Bar Association
    • Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Attorney Ad Litem
    • 13th Judicial Circuit Juvenile Delinquency Division
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association

Resource Center