Frank Petosa

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Frank M. Petosa is a partner with Morgan & Morgan and a member of the firm’s Complex Litigation Group. Frank coordinates the interdisciplinary Oil Spill Practice Group, representing individuals and businesses impacted by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. He is also Co-Coordinator of the Economic Damages Work Group.

Additionally, Frank manages the firm’s nationwide Reglan cases and has been active in the Chinese Drywall MDL and the Denture Cream MDL. He leads the firm’s South Florida personal injury practice from the firm’s Plantation, FL office.

Frank is a past President of the Florida Justice Association and a past Chair and Trustee of the Florida Justice Political Action Committee. He previously served as Chair of the Nursing Home and Auto Insurance Committees, and Fundraising Chair for the Florida Justice Association. He also served as a member of the Florida Justice Association’s Medical Liability and Arbitration Committees.

Frank often lectures at seminars sponsored by the Florida Justice Association and American Association for Justice, on a variety of topics relating to mass torts, medical malpractice, and nursing home and personal injury litigation. He has also testified extensively before Florida Senate and House committees on a wide range of issues impacting the civil justice system and in opposition to tort reform.

From 2009 to 2012, Frank was named a Florida “Super Lawyer” in the practice areas of medical malpractice and class actions. This honor is reserved for only 5% of the attorneys in Florida (in each practice area) who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Frank Petosa is licensed to practice in the state courts and Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

Practice Areas

  • Class Action
  • Mass Torts
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Government Actions
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Nursing Home Abuse

Memberships

  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
  • Broward Coalition on Aging
  • Florida's Voice on Mental Retardation

Education

  • University of Florida (B.A., 1989)
  • University of Florida (J.D., 1992)