William B Wilson

Retired Senior Partner
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William B. Wilson is a retired senior partner in Holland & Knight's Orlando office. Mr. Wilson has extensive experience in trial practice, with an emphasis on significant commercial and business litigation. He formerly served as a member of the firm's Directors Committee.

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, 1993-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Orlando Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year, 2011, 2019 
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Litigation: General Commercial, 2010-2016
  • Florida Legal Elite Hall of Fame, Florida Trend magazine, 2014-2018
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend magazine, 2004-2018
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-2018
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, Top 100, 2014
  • Professionalism Award, Orange County Bar Association, 2006
  • Corporate Counsel Edition, Super Lawyers magazine, March 2009
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, American Board of Trial Advocates, 1998
  • Alumni Achievement Award, Westminster College, 1994


  • Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission
  • Jewish National Fund, Central Florida Board Member
  • SunTrust Bank, Central Florida, Board of Directors
  • BusinessForce, Board of Directors
  • The Florida Bar, former Chairman, Trial Lawyers Section
  • The Florida Bar, former Chairman, Code and Rules of Evidence Committee
  • Junior Achievement, former Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce, former Chairman
  • Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, former Chairman
  • Florida Residential Property and Casualty Joint Underwriting Association, former Chairman
  • Florida Tax Watch, Inc., former Director
  • Heart of Florida United Way, Board of Directors, Secretary
  • Heart of Florida United Way, former Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Infant Child Care Center, former Director
  • Florida Symphony Orchestra, former Director
  • Orlando Museum of Art, former Chairman, President and Trustee
  • University of Central Florida Foundation, former Trustee
  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • The Rotary Club of Orlando