William T. Goran

9130 S. Dadeland Blvd.
Suite 1705
Miami, Florida 33156

Bill Goran is Of Counsel in our Miami, Florida office. He has over 35 years of workers’ compensation experience defending insurance carriers and employers throughout the construction and hospitality industry. In addition, he also represents employers and business owners in Fair Labor and Standards Act claims, labor and employment claims and Americans with Disability Act claims.

Rated AV® Preeminent™ by his peers on Martindale-Hubbell, Bill has handled thousands of cases, attended hundreds of Final Merits Hearings and has been involved in over 20 reported appellate decisions. He is well respected in his field, and is often invited to speak at events and conferences for employers and insurance companies regarding various workers’ compensation and employment law topics.

Prior to joining Hall Booth Smith in 2020, Bill was Partner of his own firm, William T. Goran, P.A., in Miami, Florida, which specialized in all aspects of workers’ compensation litigation. He also spent nearly 25 years at another firm in Coral Gables, Florida, that also specialized workers’ compensation matters as well as general liability claims.

Bill obtained his Bachelors of Arts degree at the University of Florida and Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Miami. He is admitted to many different courts throughout the State of Florida including the Division of Administrative Hearings – Workers’ Compensation, the Circuit and County Courts of Florida, District Courts of Appeal and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Bill has been a Board Member with a number of organizations in the Miami area. He formerly served on the Board of Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services, which provides education and care to at risk children, and is a current member of the board of the Groves at Old Cutler Homeowners Association. Bill lives in Miami, Florida with his wife, daughter and their dogs.

EXPERIENCE

Bill Goran is an established litigation attorney with extensive background in litigating high volume workers’ compensation matters throughout Southern Florida. Defense experience includes defending Fortune 500 employers and carriers with varying complex needs.

ADMITTED

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Supreme Court of Florida
  • District Courts of Appeal of Florida
  • Circuit and County Courts of Florida
  • Division of Administrative Hearings, Workers’ Compensation

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Miami
  • B.A., University of Florida

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, workers’ compensation division
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims Professionals
  • Groves at Old Cutler Homeowners Association, Board Member

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
MIAMI – May 4, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to announce the opening of a new office in Miami so it can

Bill Goran is Of Counsel in our Miami, Florida office. He has over 35 years of workers’ compensation experience defending insurance carriers and employers throughout the construction and hospitality industry. In addition, he also represents employers and business owners in Fair Labor and Standards Act claims, labor and employment claims and Americans with Disability Act claims.

Rated AV® Preeminent™ by his peers on Martindale-Hubbell, Bill has handled thousands of cases, attended hundreds of Final Merits Hearings and has been involved in over 20 reported appellate decisions. He is well respected in his field, and is often invited to speak at events and conferences for employers and insurance companies regarding various workers’ compensation and employment law topics.

Prior to joining Hall Booth Smith in 2020, Bill was Partner of his own firm, William T. Goran, P.A., in Miami, Florida, which specialized in all aspects of workers’ compensation litigation. He also spent nearly 25 years at another firm in Coral Gables, Florida, that also specialized workers’ compensation matters as well as general liability claims.

Bill obtained his Bachelors of Arts degree at the University of Florida and Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Miami. He is admitted to many different courts throughout the State of Florida including the Division of Administrative Hearings – Workers’ Compensation, the Circuit and County Courts of Florida, District Courts of Appeal and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Bill has been a Board Member with a number of organizations in the Miami area. He formerly served on the Board of Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services, which provides education and care to at risk children, and is a current member of the board of the Groves at Old Cutler Homeowners Association. Bill lives in Miami, Florida with his wife, daughter and their dogs.

EXPERIENCE

Bill Goran is an established litigation attorney with extensive background in litigating high volume workers’ compensation matters throughout Southern Florida. Defense experience includes defending Fortune 500 employers and carriers with varying complex needs.

ADMITTED

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Supreme Court of Florida
  • District Courts of Appeal of Florida
  • Circuit and County Courts of Florida
  • Division of Administrative Hearings, Workers’ Compensation

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Miami
  • B.A., University of Florida

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, workers’ compensation division
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims Professionals
  • Groves at Old Cutler Homeowners Association, Board Member

Recognitions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
MIAMI – May 4, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to announce the opening of a new office in Miami so it can