Six Fowler White Shareholders and Two Practice Groups Recognized in the 2024 Edition of Chambers and Partners USA Guide

Fowler White is pleased to announce that six shareholders and two practice groups and have been recognized in the 2024 edition of the Chambers & Partners USA Guide “Chambers USA.”

Often referred to as ‘the gold-standard’, Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions across the globe and delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers and firms. Chambers’ 200 Research Analysts provide unique insight into complex areas of law in different jurisdictions. Annually they collect tens of thousands of responses from in-house counsel, third-party experts and clients, the majority via in-depth interview and selection is based on outstanding achievement, excellence in practice area and quality of client service.

Clients commended the Firm’s work noting “The firm is always responsive and reaches excellent results,” “They offer a full array of legal assistance and first-class service with clear and concise answers,” and “Fowler White Burnett is an experienced and collaborative team that is understanding of client interests.”

Fowler White Shareholders individually recognized in Chambers USA for their expertise include:

  • James D. DeChurch – Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense (Florida-South)
  • James N. Hurley – Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Litigation (USA-Nationwide Outside New York)
  • Christopher E. Knight
    • Transportation: Aviation: Litigation (USA-Nationwide)
    • Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense (Florida-South)
  • George Koonce – Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense (Florida-South)
  • Michael Pennekamp – Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Florida)
  • Marc Schleier – Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense (Florida-South)

Chambers USA has recognized Fowler White as a top law firm in:


Fowler White is a full-service law firm with offices located in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, and Tampa. For more than 80 years, we have skillfully combined traditional values with innovative practices to ensure our clients receive the trusted legal counsel reflective of our rich heritage. The firm’s lawyers provide a wide variety of client-focused, proven legal strategies and business solutions to domestic and international clients across a wide spectrum of practice areas including: Arbitration, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate, Aviation, Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights & Business Restructuring, Commercial Litigation, Construction, Corporate, Corporate & Special Investigations, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity, Defamation, Environmental & Land Use, Family, Health Care, Immigration, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International, Labor & Employment, Maritime, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability & Toxic Torts, Real Estate, Securities Litigation & Arbitration, Tax, and Trusts and Estates. For more information, please visit