Alton C. Ward - Hill Ward Henderson
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Alton C. Ward

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 813-222-8703

Alton C. Ward  serves as the Group Leader for the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits practice for Hill Ward Henderson in Tampa, Florida.   Mr. Ward is recognized throughout the professional community for his depth of experience and knowledge in the employee benefits area.  He has served as Chairman of the Tampa Bay Pension Council since 1991.  He was a founding Board Member and Past-President of the Florida West Coast Employee Benefits Council.  He serves as employee benefits counsel for The Florida Bar, a member of the Southern Employee Benefits Conference, and a member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association. 

Mr. Ward has long been active in Tampa's civic, charitable and social organizations.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Hillsborough Education Foundation.  Al served as President and a Member of the Board of Trustees of The Tampa Club, and he has also served on the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries/Suncoast and Hillsborough Association for Retarded Citizens.

University of GeorgiaBBA 1970Stetson Universtiy College of LawJ.D. 1982

Office Location

Bank of America Plaza, Suite 3700
101 East Kennedy Boulevard
P.O. Box 2231
Tampa, FL 33602
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law of the Tampa Metro Area2010 Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law of the Tampa Metro Area
Alton C. Ward has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Alton C. Ward has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law