Ian E. Robinson joined Adams | Coogler in 2010 and became a shareholder in 2017. Whether he is at trial, motion practice, or oral arguments at the appellate level, Ian is a skilled and experienced litigator known for producing great results for his clients in the face of catastrophic fact patterns. Ian’s practice is focused on helping clients navigate the challenges and risks their businesses face from construction through everyday operational hazards. As a fifth-generation Floridian, he takes pride in helping companies and individuals through difficult and often complex litigation regardless of whether the trial will be held in a major metropolitan area or Florida’s heartland.

Outside of the office, Ian enjoys spending time with his family, being in the woods or on the water, as well as watching his Gators play.


  • Florida, 2010
  • District of Columbia, 2022
  • United States District Court – Middle District of Florida, 2010
  • United States District Court – Southern District of Florida, 2012


  • Nova Southeastern University, Juris Doctorate, 2010, Moot Court Honor Society, Dean’s List
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts Business Administration, 2007, Alpha Tau Omega

Additional Information


  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
    • Continuing Legal Education Committee, Co-Chair
    • Judicial Relations Committee, Co-Chair
    • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Committee, Moderator
    • Young Lawyers Division Board, Board Member
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association

Honors & Accolades

  • “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    Represents the highest rating for legal ability and adherence to ethical standards
  • Fellow in Class III of Florida Bar’s Wm. Reese Smith Jr. Leadership Academy
    Selective one-year fellowship focused on leadership and ethics in law
  • Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Star (2015 – present)
    Distinction is reserved for no more than 2.5% of attorneys in Florida
  • Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America
    Recognizes the country’s top trial attorneys

Speaking Engagements

  • Rideshare Liability” CPCU I-Day (2016)
  • Internet of Things – Liability in the Digital Age” CPCU I-Day (2017)
  • Defending Against Reptilian Theory” CPCU I-Day (2018)
  •  “Bad Faith & Expert Discovery Post-Worley” CPCU I-Day (2019)
  •  “Construction Risk” Palm Beach County Bar Association (2021)
  • Florida: The New Wild West” Kansas City (2022)
  •  “Mock Trial Post Covid” CPCU I-Day 2022

Community Involvement

  • Devos-Blum Family YMCA, Board of Directors (2014 – present)
  • Speak Up! For Kids Palm Beach County
  • Palm Beach Cancer Alliance – No Shave November Headliner 2022

Representative Experience

  • Obtained favorable verdict in trucking litigation case after facing demand in excess of $1,000,000 (Alachua County)
  • Achieved defense verdict in automobile accident case where defendant-employee had taken drugs prior to collision with the plaintiff (Marion County)
  • Won Motion for Summary Judgment on premises liability claim involving serious lacerations and claims of RSD, then successfully defended appeal by co-defendant through oral arguments at Second District Court of Appeal (Hillsborough County)
  • Petition for Writ of Certiorari Granted for non-party expert neurosurgeon regarding trade secret claims and financial income information – Grabel v. Sterrett, 163 So. 3d 704 (Fla 4th DCA)
  •  Achieved defense verdict representing driver for Fortune 500 Company who hit pedestrian resulting in catastrophic injury (Pinellas County)
  • Obtained a favorable verdict for insured defendant, within policy limits, with the jury charging co-defendant with $2.3M excess verdict (Martin County)
  • Obtained voluntary dismissal after successfully excluding evidence damaging to plaintiff after 1 day of trial (Palm Beach County)
  • Petition for Writ of Certiorari Granted for non-party expert neurosurgeon regarding trade secret claims and financial income information – Grabel v. Roura, 174 So. 3d 606 (Fla 4th DCA)
  • Obtained defense verdict in catastrophic injury case on behalf of Fortune 500 self-insured company (Hillsborough County)
  • Achieved defense verdict representing construction company in case involving automobile fatality of 22-year-old in roadway construction area (Highlands County)
  • Petition for Writ of Certiorari Granted for non-party expert neurosurgeon regarding non-party patient privacy rights, trade secret claims, and financial income information – Brana v. Roura, 144 So. 3d 699 (Fla 4th DCA)

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