Rutledge R. Liles is a Board Certified civil trial lawyer with fifty years of experience. Mr. Liles has successfully represented national and local businesses and individuals in both state and federal courts throughout Florida.
Mr. Liles possesses extensive expertise in business and commercial litigation, professional malpractice, insurance disputes, product liability, personal injury and wrongful death, and intellectual property litigation, state and federal appeals, medical malpractice, construction litigation, premises liability, and contract disputes. Mr. Liles’ practice also includes representing professionals in administrative matters relating to licensure and discipline.
Mr. Liles’ considerable experience in matters relating to insurance disputes has made him one of the State’s preeminent experts in bad faith litigation.
Rutledge R. Liles was President-Elect of The Florida Bar from 1987-1988 and President from 1988-89, following six years as a member of the Board of Governors. He is Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers and the American Board of Trial Advocates.
He is continuously listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, and Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers, which lists him as one of the state’s “first tier” litigators.
Mr. Liles was recognized in the 2011 edition of Florida Super Lawyers as one of the top 100 lawyers in Florida across all practice areas.
Prior to entering the practice of law, Mr. Liles served in the United States Marine Corps. While not practicing law, Mr. Liles enjoys spending time with his wife Noel and their three grown daughters and nine grandchildren.