William Robertson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Sarasota, FL

The Robertson Law Firm PA
 | 1990 9th St, suite 100
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-919-3959
Fax: 941-365-5828
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (10%)
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Attorney Profile

William Robertson is an attorney at The Robertson Law Firm in Sarasota, Florida. Mr. Robertson represents clients in personal injury cases, including those involving motor vehicle accidents. He represents injury victims throughout the Sarasota metropolitan area.

Mr. Robertson has over 36 years of experience and has successfully litigated many significant personal injury claims, resulting in million-dollar recoveries for his clients. For example, he represented many Florida cities and businesses in claims after the 2010 BP oil spill.

The Robertson Law Firm was initially founded by Mr. Robertson’s father and grandfather. While he was pursuing his legal career, the firm dissolved, so he began his legal career at another private law firm. He reopened The Robertson Law Firm in 2020.

Mr. Robertson spent three years hosting a legal show on a local radio station and is well-known in his community. He is an active member of the Sarasota County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Florida Justice Association. He has also served on the board of directors for organizations, including CEO Forum and the Riverview High School Foundation.

Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Robertson an AV Preeminent* peer review rating, the highest rating available, in recognition of his professionalism and high ethical standards. Additionally, Goodwill Manasota named him a Goodwill Ambassador multiple years in a row.

Mr. Robertson received a bachelor’s degree in government from Florida State University and earned his law degree from Stetson University College of Law. He holds a license to practice law before all Florida state courts.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Transportation/Maritime
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Admiralty & Maritime Law


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Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021

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About William Robertson

Admitted: 1984, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.robertson.law/about


  • 14 years, AV Preeminent peer rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Goodwill Manasota, Goodwill Ambassador

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Justice Association, Member
  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Bar, Member, Since 1984


  • I was responsible for representing clients in the BP class action process and successfully recovered over 35 million dollars on behalf of our clients, 2016

Representative Clients:

  • I am currently representing military personnel in claims against 3M for hearing loss and tinnitus arising from the use of the defective combat earplugs

Educational Background:

  • Florida State University, Bachelor of Science Degree, 1981
  • Riverview High School, 1977, 1977
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Office Location for William Robertson

1990 9th St
suite 100
Sarasota, FL 34236

Phone: 941-919-3959

Fax: 941-365-5828

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Last Updated: 3/31/2021

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