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Firm News

Firm News

March 2013 – Richard A. Harrison continues to defend businesses and property owners plagued by “drive-by” lawsuits brought under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). He was among the first to successfully litigate a standing defense to an ADA case in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. See Access for America, Inc. v. Associated Outdoor Clubs, Inc., 188 Fed. App’x 818 (11th Cir. 2006). Read the article here

February 8, 2013 – Richard A. Harrison was elected to a third term as Chair of the Hillsborough County Land Use Appeals Board.

January 15, 2013 – The Tampa Bay Times quoted Richard A. Harrison in its article on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, Florida, which involved a unique question of federal maritime law and its application to a floating plywood structure. Read the article here.

January 14, 2013 – Richard A. Harrison was quoted in the Tampa Tribune discussing the high profile case pitting two local radio personalities against each other. Read the article here.

January 3, 2013 – Richard A. Harrison spoke to the Sarasota Tiger Bay Club on the topic of  Florida’s open government laws.

December 11, 2012 – Richard A. Harrison was quoted in the Lakeland Ledger in an article about a city commissioner’s potential conflict of interest. Read the article here.

October 5, 2012 – Richard A. Harrison spoke at the Tampa Bay Paralegal Association’s annual convention on the topic of First Amendment Rights and the Internet.

July 23, 2012 – Bay News 9 interviewed Richard A. Harrison concerning the City of Clearwater’s proposed ordinances to deal with the problem of homelessness in the city.

June 2012 – Richard A. Harrison was recognized by Florida Trend magazine as one of Florida’s Legal Elite for 2012. He has been named among the Legal Elite in previous years, including 2010, 2009, 2006 and in the inaugural Legal Elite named in 2004.

June 2012 – Richard A. Harrison was recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as among the Florida Super Lawyers for 2012. He has been so recognized on a number of previous occasions.