1555 Delaney Drive, Apartment 606, Tallahassee, FL 32309
Ed focuses primarily on appellate litigation, critical motions practice, and trial practice. He has argued before multiple federal and state appellate and trial courts; drafted and submitted scores of briefs for filing in state and federal appellate and trial courts around the country (including the Supreme Court of the United States); and handled every stage of federal and state trial litigation, from conducting depositions to presenting closing argument at trial. Before joining Hopping Green & Sams, Ed served as Florida’s Chief Deputy Solicitor General, where he helped oversee the Florida Attorney General’s civil appellate docket and coordinate the State’s practice before the Supreme Court of the United States. In addition to his litigation responsibilities, Ed also managed a team of Deputy Solicitors General, provided legal advice to both the Solicitor General and the Attorney General, and helped coordinate Florida’s approach with regard to multi-state litigation.
Esplanade Dr, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
Mr. Whitman is a highly skilled litigator accustomed to vigorously defending complex healthcare cases. Prior to joining SCHAEFFER COTA ROSEN LLP, he was a partner in one of the Central Coast’s largest healthcare litigation defense firms. Mr. Whitman has extensive experience defending the unique liability issues presented to the healthcare provider business entity (including claims of “corporate profits over patient care”) and defending healthcare providers against liability from elder and dependent adult abuse claims under Welfare and Institutions Code section 15657. For nearly two decades he has been at the epicenter of defending the long-term care industry against efforts to erode and eliminate MICRA protections. Mr. Whitman obtained his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He obtained a B.A. degree in Political Science from Arizona State University with honors (Magna Cum Laude). He is admitted to practice law before all California State Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Central and Eastern Districts of California and the U.S. Circuit Court Appeal for the 9th Circuit. He is a member of the California Bar Association, Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management (SCAHRM) and a former member of the California Association of Healthcare Facilities, Legal Subcommittee. He has been a frequent speaker at healthcare and legal conferences on a variety of topics. He is the co-author of a published article on healthcare provider obligations in responding to medical record requests.
9660 Hillcroft St, Ste 204, Houston, TX 77096
838 W Long Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302, USA