Warren Husband

Warren H. Husband

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Warren is the firm’s managing shareholder and heads up the firm’s administrative law and civil & appellate litigation sections.  He regularly represents clients before a broad spectrum of state agencies, and has extensive trial experience before the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings.

Warren provides legal expertise in a wide variety of regulatory areas, including constitutional law, business and professional regulation, state contracting and procurement, affordable housing development, election law and ethics matters, ballot initiatives and referenda, pari-mutuel gaming, and alcoholic beverage regulation.  He is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

A native of Tampa, Florida, Warren received his Bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in Psychology from the University of South Florida in 1986, where he was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

After serving four years as an officer in the U.S. Air Force in New Mexico, Texas, and what was then West Germany, he entered law school and received his Juris Doctor with highest honors from Florida State University in 1993, graduating second in his class.

Warren is a member of the Order of the Coif.  While in law school, he served both as Notes and Comments Editor and as Piece Selection Committee Chairman for the Florida State University Law Review.

REPORTED APPELLATE DECISIONS

Department of Revenue v. Ruehl No. 925, LLC, 76 So. 3d 389 (Fla. 1st DCA 2011).

Auto-Owners Insurance Co. v. Pozzi Window Co., 984 So. 2d 1241 (Fla. 2008).

U.S. Fire Insurance Co. v. J.S.U.B., Inc., 979 So. 2d 871 (Fla. 2007).

McKenzie Check Advance of Fla., LLC v. Betts, 928 So. 2d 1204 (Fla. 2006).

Advisory Opinion to the Attorney General Re Florida Minimum Wage Amendment, 880 So. 2d 636 (Fla. 2004). 

Advisory Opinion to Attorney General Re Protect People from the Health Hazards of Second-hand Smoke, 814 So.2d 415 (Fla. 2002).

Gulfstream Park Racing Association, Inc. v. Department of Business & Professional Regulation, 661 So.2d 955 (Fla. 4th DCA 1995).

Denmark v. State, 646 So.2d 754 (Fla. 2d DCA 1994).

Goldfarb v. Insurance Co. of North America, 642 So.2d 586 (Fla. 3d DCA 1994).

Advisory Opinion to the Attorney General Re Tax Limitation, Voter Approval of New Taxes, Property Rights, and Revenue Limits, 644 So.2d 486 (Fla. 1994).

State ex rel. Bruce v. Kiesling, 632 So.2d 601 (Fla. 1994).

PUBLICATIONS

Husband, New Approaches & New Polluters: The Clear Air Act Amendments of 1990, 19 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 861(1992).

Schwenke, Hoard, Husband, Florida Air Pollution Regulation, in Florida Environmental Law Handbook 5 (1992).

Husband, Resurrecting Hollywood’s Golden Age: Balancing the Rights of Film Owners, Artistic Authors and Consumers, 17 Columbia-VLA Journal of Law & the Arts 327 (1993).