D. Edward Williamson, Jr.

D. Edward Williamson, Jr.


Ed is a Jacksonville native, and 5th generation Floridian. He graduated from Jacksonville University with a B.S. in Political Science. Ed obtained his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham Alabama where he was on the Trial Advocacy Board.

Ed has more than 2 decades of work as an Insurance Defense Attorney, and brings an intimate knowledge of how insurance companies and their attorneys value and handle the claims of injured persons. His practice areas include workers’ compensation, longshore and harbor workers’ compensation, and other injury and employment related litigation. He has been a member of the Florida Bar (Workers’ Compensation Section) since 1995, and is currently a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association (Workers’ Compensation Section). He is a founding member of the E. Robert Williams Inn of Court, and has served on the Statewide Board of Directors of the Friends of 440 Scholarship Organization. Ed is a member of the Florida Bar Association. His bar memberships also include the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida. He has lectured at various seminars, including continuing education classes for workers’ compensation claims professionals.

Ed and his wife have raised their 4 children in the North Florida Community. He is active in the community, having participated in Boy Scouts as an adult leader and Indian Princesses when his now adult children were younger. Ed is a member of the North Florida Officials Association and officiates varsity and sub-varsity football games in the North Florida areas.
Ed is a longstanding member of the E. Robert Williams Inn of Courts – an invitation-only organization of judges, mediators, defense, and claimant attorneys dedicated to professionalism and the ethical practice of law in the area of workers compensation.

Ed is AV Preeminent Rated by Matindale Hubbel – This is Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating, based on peer reviewed ratings by judges, mediators, and other attorneys.

As a football official, Ed knows that a great team and a great game plan are required to win and get favorable results in the Courtroom.

Professional Activities & Involvement


Jacksonville Bar Association
Florida Bar Association