Benjamin J. Zimmern
Benjamin J. Zimmern is a partner in the Pensacola office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. Mr. Zimmern has extensive experience representing insurance companies, businesses, and individuals in a wide variety of civil cases throughout Florida and Alabama. His has extensive litigation and trial experience with first-party property claims including storm related damage claims, personal injury, construction defect claims, employment law, and civil rights matters.
Prior to joining QPWB, he was a director with a Pensacola law firm representing diverse businesses throughout Florida and Southern Alabama, resolving disputes through informal negotiations, mediation and arbitration, to litigation, trial, and appeal. He tried numerous jury cases, in a wide variety of areas, including personal injury, insurance dispute, construction defect, general maritime law, automotive and trucking litigation, premise liability, and employers’ liability cases. Mr. Zimmern has secured favorable verdicts as lead or co-counsel in the following trials:
- Killingsworth v. MTM Partners, LLC
- Keeney v. Tops'l Hill Mini Warehouse
- Haney v. Billy's Oyster Bar
- Mahoney v. Blue Mountain Beach Master Owners Association
- Hudson v. Arcadia ICR
- Jones v. Chowtime
- Wiggins v. Super Bungee Jump, Inc.
- Dunkerson v. Tier 1 Custom Buildings, LLC
Mr. Zimmern received his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama in May 2008 and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Vanderbilt University in May 2005.
Mr. Zimmern is licensed to practice law in Florida and Alabama. He is also admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.
Mr. Zimmern’s professional affiliations include membership in the Defense Research Institute (DRI), Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association, and serves as a board member of Northwest Florida Legal Services.
He is a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education seminars, industry forums, and national and local conferences on a variety of topics.
114 E. Gregory Street, 2nd Floor
Pensacola, Florida 32502
Telephone: (850) 434-6490
Facsimile: (850) 434-6491
Areas of Practice:
- Admiralty and Maritime Law
- Automotive Liability
- Construction Claims
- General Litigation
- Governmental Liability Defense
- Insurance and Insurers
- Labor and Employment Law
- Nursing Homes
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Cumberland School of Law Samford University, J.D. (2008)
- Vanderbilt University, B.A. (2005)