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William S. Spencer
William S. Spencer
Of Counsel 
350 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
 
Tel:
954.468.2442
Fax:
954.463.2224
 
 

William Spencer is 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.
 
Representative Experience
 
Published Decisions
 
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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
 
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Grinnell Corp. vs. The Palms 2100 Ocean Boulevard Ltd., En Banc, 924 So.2d 887 (4th DCA, 2006)
 
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Clear Channel Communications, Inc. vs. City of North Bay Village et al, 911 So. 2d 188 (3rd DCA, 2005)
 
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Winston Park, Ltd. vs. City of Coconut Creek, 872 So.2d 415, (4th DCA, 2004)
 
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Minnaugh vs. County Commission of Broward County, 783 So.2d 1054, (Fla. 2001), 752 So.2d 1263 (4th DCA, 2000)
 
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Capital Asset Research Corp. vs. Michael Swerdlow Companies Inc., 473 So.2d 43 (4th DCA, 1999)
 
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Arena Dev. Company Ltd. vs. Broward County, 708 So.2d 976 (4th DCA, 1998), Rehearing Denied, May 8, 1998
 
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Oakwood Plaza, L.P. vs. D.O.C Optics Corporation, 708 So.2d 959 (4th DCA, 1998)
 
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Family Bank vs. Able Realty of America Corp., 702 So.2d 1322 (4th DCA, 1998)
 
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Space Development Inc., vs. Florida One Construction Inc., 657 So.2d 24 (Fla. 4th DCA, 1995)
 
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Rite Aid of Florida vs. STS Building Associates, et al, 623 So.2d 507 (4th DCA, 1993)
 
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STS Land Associates L.P. et al vs. City of Hollywood, 585 So.2d 1170 (4th DCA, 1991)
 
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Hollywood Mall and William D. Horvitz, et al. vs. John V. Capozzi et al., 545 So.2d 918, (4th DCA, 1989)
 
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Interdevco, Inc. et al. vs. Brickell Banc Savings Association et al., 524 So.2d 1087, (3rd DCA, 1988)
 
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In the Matter of Emerald Hills Country Club, Inc. et al. vs. Hollywood Inc., 32 BR 408 (US Bcky Ct. SD Fla. 1983)
 
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Hollywood Inc. vs. Broward County, 431 So. 2d 606, (4th DCA, 1983)
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2011-2015, Listed in Florida for Litigation - Land Use & Zoning and Litigation - Real Estate
 
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South Florida Legal Guide 2011-2014,Listed for Litigation, Real Estate
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2004, Listed for Litigation
 
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Strathmore's Who's Who 2005
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Published Works & Lectures
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Presenter, "Land Use Law: Challenging Zoning," 2006
 
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Presenter, "Florida Rules of Civil Procedures--Current Discovery and Privilege Issues," 2005
 
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Urban Land Institute(ULI), Presenter, "Boom and Bust," 2004
 
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Presenter, "Contracts--Practice Pointers and Drafting from a Litigation Perspective," 2004
 
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Presenter, "Identifying and Managing the Case," Nov. 2003
 
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Presenter, "Trial Before and After," 2002
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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American Bar Association, Member
 
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Broward County Bar Association, Past President, 1987
 
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Broward County Trial Lawyers, Member
 
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The Florida Bar, Board of Governors, Past Member, 1991-1999
 
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The Florida Bar Association, Executive Committee Member; Budget Committee Past Chair, 1995-1996
 
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17th Judicial Circuit, Judicial Nominating Committee, Member, Past Chair, 2003
 



William S. Spencer

Practice
Litigation
Education
J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1966
B.A., Duke University, 1964
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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