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G. Ware Cornell, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Weston, FL

Cornell & Associates PA
2645 Executive Park Drive
Weston, FL 33331
Phone: 954-618-1041
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2014 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1975
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Professional Liability: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

G. Ware Cornell Jr. is the founder of the firm Cornell & Associates in Weston, Florida. Focusing his civil litigation practice on personal injury and labor and employment matters, he has handled some 200 trials in state and federal courts, most of them as first chair before juries. His successful track record and ethical standards have earned Mr. Cornell an AV-Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

After graduating from Emory University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts in history, Mr. Cornell earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1975. Prior to forming his firm in 1988, he clerked for a judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and gained valuable experience through his tenure at three southern Florida litigation firms.

Since 1975, Mr. Cornell has been admitted to practice in both Florida and Georgia. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Certified in civil trial practice by the Board of Legal Specialization and Education of The Florida Bar, Mr. Cornell is a senior fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society. Always seeking to stay current on developments in his field, he is an active member of the American, Federal and Broward County bar associations and the National Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Cornell frequently lectures on trial practice and procedure as well as on general employment law matters.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006, 2014 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About G. Ware Cornell, Jr.

First Admitted: 1975, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2008

Educational Background

  • Emory University, Bachelors Degree in History, 1972

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecture Frequently on Topics Relating to Trial Practice and Employment Law
  • Featured Speaker at a Program, National Business Institute entitled Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to Deal with the "Rambo" Litigator, January 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 1994
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 2009
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 1989
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 2004
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 1984
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 1999
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Florida Bar
  • Georgia, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Florida, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, State of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • Member, American Bar Association
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Office Location for G. Ware Cornell, Jr.

2645 Executive Park Drive
Weston, FL 33331

Phone: 954-618-1041

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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