• Jeff Cosby has achieved re-certification as a specialist in civil trial law for the third time and has now been board certified for 15 years.
  • New case on “notice” in slip and fall suits provides help to governmental agencies
  • Chioma Deere co-presented a Continuing Judicial Education (CJE) session to judges on Judicial Management of Electronic Discovery in Palm Beach County.
  • Phil Wiseberg obtains a dismissal with prejudice on the eve of trial in property insurance case.
  • In Bryant v. Mezo, Carri Leininger obtained favorable opinion from the Fourth DCA recognizing the Plaintiff’s failure to disclose prior medical treatment was fraud and justified dismissal of the Plaintiff’s lawsuit.
  • Jim Williams intervened in complex construction/banking litigation on behalf of a local county obtaining a stay and potentially saving the county from a judgment that would have deprived the county of over a million dollars in collateral.
  • Chioma Deere co-presented a Continuing Judicial Education (CJE) session on Judicial Management of Electronic Discovery at the 19th Judicial Circuit to judges from St. Lucie, Martin, and Okeechobee counties.
  • Lee Baggett and Jeff Cosby spoke at the Orlando Claims Conference on Exposing Financial Bias of Treating Doctors.
  • Carri Leininger obtains summary judgment for CGL carrier in coverage dispute arising out of a multi-million dollar construction defect case.
  • Jessica Gregory obtains summary judgment for Property Owners Association in ADA/FHA case.
  • Phil Wiseberg and Jim Williams obtain a defense verdict in an automobile negligence suit
  • Phil Wiseberg achieved dismissal of a federal copyright infringement lawsuit on behalf of a local university…
  • Carri Leininger wins appellate victory in controversial juror texting case, Murphy v. Roth
  • Jim Williams succeeds with Palm Beach County jury returning defense verdict for half clients’ pre-trial offer


Since its inception, Williams, Leininger & Cosby, P.A. has represented employers in employment disputes at all stages including pre-suit, litigation, mediation, trial, and appeal. WLC represents employers directly or through their insurers on a wide range of employment disputes arising out of:
  • Title VII
  • Americans with Disability Act (ADA)
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Age Discrimination
  • Title IX
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Civil Rights Statutes including §1983
  • Florida Civil Rights Act
  • Retaliation (including Workers Compensation Retaliation)
  • Defamation
  • Whistle Blower Statutes
  • Discrimination claims based on sex, age, race, disability, national origin, religion, and pregnancy.

WLC assigns attorneys with significant trial experience to defend employment claims. WLC vigorously pursues dispositive motions such as summary judgment but is prepared to try the case to verdict. WLC also has experience in successfully defending employment claims on appeal.