Brian A. Fery is a partner in the Orlando office. He focuses his practice in defending fortune 500 corporations in catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death actions in the premises liability, negligent security, and nursing home and assisted living facility defense arenas. Additionally, he represents large, state-wide residential, affordable and luxury housing providers in relation to discrimination, civil rights, lease enforcement, and eviction disputes. In representing large corporations and carriers, he has become adept in all stages of the litigation process, from expert depositions and evidentiary and dispositive motion practice, to handling cases to trial and jury verdict with highly favorable results in both state and federal court.
Mr. Fery began his career at a large, national defense firm, where he practiced for over five years and gained significant defense experience in multiple industries, including nursing home and assisted living facilities, medical malpractice and professional negligence, as well as premises and products liability and workers' compensation defense. Mr. Fery also has complex litigation experience within the commercial and construction defect industry. Through his experience, Brian understands the importance of tenacious and effective client representation. In fact, Mr. Fery was selected as one of Orlando's 2021, 2022, and 2023 "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" following extensive surveys based entirely on peer reviews and conducted by a national attorney evaluation firm; an award considered the "gold standard for legal rankings worldwide."
Brian was born and raised in Orlando, Florida and following high school, attended the University of Central Florida where he received a 100% Bright Futures academic scholarship and completed his bachelor's degree in Legal Studies. Mr. Fery then obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida where he also received and maintained an academic merit scholarship during the entirety of his legal education. While in law school, Mr. Fery was selected to receive intensive trial training as a two-time competing advocate for the mock trial team and received STU Trial Team's "Best Team Award" in 2013. Additionally, he received the CALI Book Award in Advanced Legal Research and Writing and served as both a professor's research assistant and as a judicial intern with the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami.
Mr. Fery is licensed to practice law in Florida and both the Middle and Northern U.S. District Courts of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the Orange County Bar Association, where he has volunteered his time as a law student mentor. When he is not practicing, Brian enjoys spending time with his daughter and family, and being outdoors, fishing, boating and exploring Florida's lakes and coastal waterways.
- Orange County Bar Association.
- Florida Bar.
- Business Litigation
- Business/Commercial Law
- Catastrophic and Personal Injury
- Civil Rights Law
- Commercial and Residential Properties
- Commercial Litigation
- Federal Practice
- Medical Malpractice
- Nursing Home Health Care
- Nursing Malpractice
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- St. Thomas University School of Law - J.D., cum laude
- University of Central Florida - B.S. Legal Studies (Criminal Justice Minor)
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida