TAMPA – Hill Ward Henderson proudly announces that attorney Matthew F. Hall was recently appointed Chair of the Florida Bar’s Federal Court Practice Committee, effective July 1, 2018. He was appointed to serve as Chair for the 2018-2019 year by The Florida Bar President-Elect, Michelle R. Suskauer. Prior to his appointment as Chair, Mr. Hall served as Vice Chair of the Florida Bar’s Federal Court Practice Committee for the 2017-2018 term.
The Federal Court Practice Committee serves as the Bar’s liaison to the federal courts, federal bar organizations in Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference, and others interested in federal practice. The Committee distributes to Bar members proposed changes to the federal rules, including local rules for federal courts in Florida, and publishes the Guide to Judicial Practices in Florida’s Federal Courts, which describes the practices of individual federal judges in all three Districts and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The Committee also maintains the Federal Corner on the Bar’s website, and hosts the Federal Judicial Roundtable at the annual meeting of the Florida Bar.
Mr. Hall is an associate in the firm’s Litigation group. His practice primarily focuses in complex commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, management-side employment matters and federal court practice. With his prior experience as a law clerk with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Matthew also assists the firm’s appellate practice group with high-profile federal court appeals.
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