Jason A. Glusman

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Firm: Wicker Smith (South Florida)
SunTrust Center
Suite 1400
515 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale FL 33301
United States

Jason A. Glusman joined Wicker Smith in 2003 and is a Shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale office. Mr. Glusman represents clients in multiple state and federal litigation involving catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death in the areas of pharmacy negligence, employment, aviation, transportation, premises liability and ADA lawsuits. Mr. Glusman is Statewide Counsel for several clients, including Statewide Pharmacy Defense Counsel for Publix Super Markets. In addition to litigated matters, Mr. Glusman participates in pre-suit investigations, management and mitigation of risk, as well as provides corporate counsel to his clients in connection with commercial disputes.

In addition, as counsel in major aviation air disasters, Mr. Glusman is involved in the handling of numerous general aviation matters on behalf of aircraft manufacturers, fixed base operators and owner/operators. He served as co-counsel in the Bahamas crash of a Cessna 402 carrying the entertainer Aaliyah, co-counsel for Chalk’s Airways in the catastrophic crash of their Grumman Mallard seaplane, co-counsel in the Comair Flight 5191 crash in Lexington, Kentucky and co-counsel for US Airways in the Flight 1702 crash in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Glusman is a Board member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and has earned an AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell. He also has been selected by the South Florida Legal Guide as a Top Lawyer since 2014. Additionally, Mr. Glusman serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member as a Mock Trial Coach for competing teams in the Pre-Law Program at American Heritage School, the top private high school in the nation in Mock Trial and Moot Court competitions. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad College of Law, where he taught civil pre-trial practice.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Glusman served as a Prosecutor at the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office and became Division Chief primarily responsible for prosecuting defendants charged with violent crimes. While at the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. Glusman acted as lead or supervising attorney in over 30 jury trials and in excess of 70 bench trials.

Mr. Glusman graduated from the University of Florida in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from University of Illinois Chicago School of Law in 2000. While in law school, Mr. Glusman worked in the Gang Crimes Unit of the Felony Trial Division at the Cook County State Attorney’s Office in Chicago. Additionally, he was a member of the Georgetown University National White Collar Crime Invitational Team, a Regional Finalist in the American Trial Lawyers Association Competition, Regional Semifinalist in the ABA’s Texas Young Lawyers Mock Trial Competition and Champion of the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law Mock Trial Tournament.

Mr. Glusman is an active member in The Florida and Federal Bar, as well as the Broward County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Retail and Hospitality Substantive Law Committee and Steering Committee of the DRI, The National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association, the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and the USLAW NETWORK. Mr. Glusman regularly presents at national seminars as well as to risk management departments and is active in diversity efforts including participation in local minority mentoring projects.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Labor and Employment: Primary
  • Retail and Hospitality Law: Alternate 2

Resources & Articles

Wicker Smith Earns Defense Verdict in Employment Case

Wicker Smith Earns Defense Verdict in Employment Case

Posted December 10, 2021

Civil litigation defense firm, Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford P.A., congratulates Fort Lauderdale partners Jason A. Glusman and Carlos “Charlie” Garcia on a directed verdict six days into a jury trial in a heavily contested employment discrimination/ civil conspiracy/tortious interference case. This case had been ongoing for 11 years… Continue Reading

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