Richard C. Hutchison - Holland & Knight, LLP

Richard C. Hutchison

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Rick Hutchison's practice emphasizes contract and business torts litigation. He has experience in commercial litigation, hotel operator-owner disputes, class actions and construction litigation. 

Mr. Hutchison has extensive jury trial experience in state and federal courts, including complex commercial matters. He has experience in arbitrating complex business disputes, including hotel management agreements. Mr. Hutchison has been teaching trial and deposition skills as a visiting instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) since 1997. He has also conducted presentations on how to successfully try premium fraud cases as a guest speaker for the American Insurance Services Group, Premium Audit Advisory Service (PAAS), and taught continuing legal education courses for The Florida Bar. Mr. Hutchison recently served on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. 

Mr. Hutchison recently arbitrated a major case involving an owner's claim of gross mismanagement on behalf of an international hotel brand company. He has also counseled industry brand clients on the alternative dispute resolution and expert provisions in their standard management agreement forms.

Mr. Hutchison started his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney in the Dade County State Attorney's Office, Miami, Florida, under The Honorable Janet Reno.

Bloomsburg University of PennsylvaniaBS Temple University, Beasley School of LawJ.D.
Federal Bar AssociationBoca Raton Community Hospital's Institutional Review Board Broward County Bar Association American Bar Association Palm Beach County Bar Association Defense Research Institute

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Office Location

222 Lakeview Avenue, Suite 1000
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation