Paul E. Parrish - Attorney at Law

Paul E. Parrish Attorney At Law

Paul E. Parrish - Attorney at Law


T 321-727-8100
F 321-984-4122
Melbourne 1795 West NASA Blvd. Melbourne, Florida 32901

T 813-273-5000
F 813-273-5145
Tampa 401 East Jackson Street Suite 2700 Tampa, Florida 33602

Paul has practiced law for over three decades, and focuses in general commercial litigation with concentrations in ERISA litigation, admiralty litigation and complex insurance coverage litigation.

Paul has acted as trial counsel in both state and federal courts in lawsuits arising under ERISA. He represents clients on preemption issues, pension litigation, benefits litigation, COBRA litigation and fiduciary litigation under ERISA. His representative clients include insurance companies, third-party administrators, financial companies, consultants, fiduciaries, trustees, employers, participants and beneficiaries.

Paul also represents clients in all aspects of admiralty-related litigation, including in rem actions, Rule B attachment actions, collisions, allisions, cargo cases, pollution matters, Jones Act and LHWCA actions, limitation of liability petitions, marine insurance and contract litigation.

In addition, Paul represents clients in complex insurance coverage litigation in all manner of insurance disputes, including property, disability, maritime, business loss, casualty and subrogation.

  • Education
    • University of Florida, B.S. (with honors, 1979)
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. (cum laude, 1983)
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
    • American Bar Association
    • Port of Tampa Maritime Industries Association, Member
  • Civic
    • The Propeller Club, Port of Tampa, Member
  • Awards & Recognitions
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2018
    • Florida Super Lawyers, 2016