Cory J. Person

Cory J. Person - Shareholder Hill Ward Henderson Litigation and Employment Law
Professional Biography

Cory J. Person is a Shareholder with Hill Ward Henderson, practicing in the firm’s Litigation and Employment Law groups. His practice is primarily focused on the defense of products liability, premises liability, negligent security, general negligence and complex tort claims.  Cory also has extensive experience representing employers in litigation arising out of discrimination, harassment and non-competition agreements.  Prior to joining Hill Ward Henderson, Cory was a partner with a major insurance defense firm, with a similar practice focused on third party liability.  Cory has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star (2015), Florida Super Lawyer (2016 & 2017) and as Florida Legal Elite (2018) in the area of civil litigation. 

Cory is active in both professional and Bar-related organizations.  He currently serves as a Board Director of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and is a two-term past president of the George Edgecomb Bar Association.  He also serves on the Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, and is a member of the J. Clifford Cheatwood Inn of Court and Defense Research Institute (DRI).  

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