William S. Spencer
William S. Spencer
Of Counsel 
350 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

William Spencer is a Of Counsel in the Litigation practice. His experience is focused on complex business and commercial litigation, real estate development, real estate and property rights litigation, and land use and zoning.

Published Decisions
SFD@Hollywood LLC - Friends of the Great Southern, et al, Appellants vs. City of Hollywood and SFD@Hollywood, LLC (4 D06 - 3365, September 19, 2007) 32 Fla. L. Weekly D2254a
Grinnell Corp. vs. The Palms 2100 Ocean Boulevard Ltd., En Banc, 924 So.2d 887 (4th DCA, 2006)
Clear Channel Communications, Inc. vs. City of North Bay Village et al, 911 So. 2d 188 (3rd DCA, 2005)
Winston Park, Ltd. vs. City of Coconut Creek, 872 So.2d 415, (4th DCA, 2004)
Minnaugh vs. County Commission of Broward County, 783 So.2d 1054, (Fla. 2001), 752 So.2d 1263 (4th DCA, 2000)
Capital Asset Research Corp. vs. Michael Swerdlow Companies Inc., 473 So.2d 43 (4th DCA, 1999)
Arena Dev. Company Ltd. vs. Broward County, 708 So.2d 976 (4th DCA, 1998), Rehearing Denied, May 8, 1998
Oakwood Plaza, L.P. vs. D.O.C Optics Corporation, 708 So.2d 959 (4th DCA, 1998)
Family Bank vs. Able Realty of America Corp., 702 So.2d 1322 (4th DCA, 1998)
Space Development Inc., vs. Florida One Construction Inc., 657 So.2d 24 (Fla. 4th DCA, 1995)
Rite Aid of Florida vs. STS Building Associates, et al, 623 So.2d 507 (4th DCA, 1993)
STS Land Associates L.P. et al vs. City of Hollywood, 585 So.2d 1170 (4th DCA, 1991)
Hollywood Mall and William D. Horvitz, et al. vs. John V. Capozzi et al., 545 So.2d 918, (4th DCA, 1989)
Interdevco, Inc. et al. vs. Brickell Banc Savings Association et al., 524 So.2d 1087, (3rd DCA, 1988)
In the Matter of Emerald Hills Country Club, Inc. et al. vs. Hollywood Inc., 32 BR 408 (US Bcky Ct. SD Fla. 1983)
Hollywood Inc. vs. Broward County, 431 So. 2d 606, (4th DCA, 1983)

The Best Lawyers in America 2011-2014, Listed in Florida for Litigation - Land Use & Zoning and Litigation - Real Estate
South Florida Legal Guide 2011-2014,Listed for Litigation, Real Estate
Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2004, Listed for Litigation
Strathmore's Who's Who 2005
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated

Presenter, "Land Use Law: Challenging Zoning," 2006
Presenter, "Florida Rules of Civil Procedures--Current Discovery and Privilege Issues," 2005
Urban Land Institute(ULI), Presenter, "Boom and Bust," 2004
Presenter, "Contracts--Practice Pointers and Drafting from a Litigation Perspective," 2004
Presenter, "Identifying and Managing the Case," Nov. 2003
Presenter, "Trial Before and After," 2002

American Bar Association, Member
Broward County Bar Association, Past President, 1987
Broward County Trial Lawyers, Member
The Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Past Member, 1991-1999
The Florida Bar Association, Executive Committee Member; Budget Committee Past Chair, 1995-1996
17th Judicial Circuit, Judicial Nominating Committee, Member, Past Chair, 2003

William S. Spencer


J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1966
B.A., Duke University, 1964

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