S. Braxton Wiggs - Attorney at Law

401 East Jackson Street
Suite 2700
Post Office Box 3324 (33601-3324)
Tampa, Florida 33602

P 813-273-5000
F 813-273-5145
D 813-273-5045

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Biography

Braxton is of counsel in GrayRobinson’s Tampa office. He focuses his practice on civil defense with particular emphasis on railroad accident cases, as well as business and commercial litigation.

In addition, as part of his litigation practice, Braxton represents various individuals and corporations in business litigation and contract disputes before both State and Federal courts.

Braxton has been named as a Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star for an astounding six consecutive years. This is a peer-nominated and exhaustively reviewed selection process in which no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Florida are chosen.

Braxton previously practiced just a stone’s throw away in Lakeland, has served on the boards of both the Lakeland Bar Association and the Downtown Lakeland Partnership, and was a graduate of Leadership Lakeland Class 30.

Braxton is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts, the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the United States Federal Court for the Middle District of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar as well as the Lakeland Bar Association.

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Background

Born and raised in Lakeland, Florida, Braxton’s great-great-great-great grandfather Henry Wiggs of Scotland immigrated to America in 1775 and married Margaret of Ireland. Braxton received his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and then went on to earn his law degree from the University Of Miami School of Law in 2005. During law school, he was a negotiation competition regional finalist in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where his team competed against other teams from law schools throughout the South. Before law school, he was captain of both his high school baseball and football teams and captain of his college baseball team.

Education
  • University of Florida, B.A. (2000)
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D. (2005) 
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
     
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
  • Lakeland Bar Association, Past Vice President 
     
Awards & Recognitions
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2012-2017
Civic
  • Leadership Lakeland, Class 30
  • Downtown Lakeland Partnership, past Board Member
     
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