William J Cantrell

William J Cantrell

Attorney specializing in competition, consumer, and workplace disputes
  • Business Law, Employment Law
  • Florida, Georgia
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Will Cantrell is an attorney who has spent his entire career representing businesses and individuals in matters relating to unfair competition, deceptive business practices, employment law and related business disputes. From jury trials and arbitrations, to dispositive motions and bench trials, he has an extraordinary track record. For five years in a row, he has been listed by Florida Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star.”

Will completed his undergraduate studies at Mercer University. He received a master’s degree, cum laude, in international economics from Florida State University. He received his law degree, magna cum laude, from Florida State University College of Law, where he was selected for the Order of the Coif, graduating in the top five percent of his law class. After law school, Will served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Hugh Lawson, United States District Court Judge for the Middle District of Georgia.

Will is actively involved in a number of professional and community organizations. He is the former co-chair of the Employment Law Section of the Clearwater Bar Association. He is also an active member of the Competition Torts Committee and Advertising Disputes and Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law.

Articles & Publications
“Misclassification Initiatives Spread as Florida Signs Formal Pact with DOL”
online Legal Blog
“Top Three Improperly Drafted QDRO Provisions for 401(k) Plans”
Florida Bar, Family Law Section – Commentator
“DOL Issues Guidance on ACA Exchange Notices and COBRA Election Notices”
Suncoast HR Newsletter
“Cleaning Up the Mess: United Haulers, the Dormant Commerce Clause, and Transition Costs Economics”
Columbia Journal of Environmental Law
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar  # 0103254
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Florida West Coast Employee Benefits Council
Board Member
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Labor & Employment Section of the Clearwater Bar Association
Former Chair
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
The Florida Bar
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State Bar of Georgia
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Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Cantrell Astbury Kranz, P.A. d/b/a Premier Litigators
401 E. Jackson Steet
Suite 2340
Tampa, FL 33602
Telephone: (877) 858-6868
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed