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Richard L. Wagenheim is Of Counsel with Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm and a partner of Wagenheim & Wagner, P.A. Richard has been designated by The Florida Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in the area of Workers’ Compensation.

Richard focuses his practice on workers’ compensation and sports law, representing injured and disabled workers, as well as professional athletes with career ending injuries, including concussions.

A past director of Florida Workers’ Advocates, Richard has lobbied during legislative sessions on behalf of the rights of injured workers.

Richard routinely accepts invitations to speak about workers’ compensation and sports law topics.

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Admissions

  • Florida
  • Michigan
  • Washington, D.C.
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Honors

  • Listed, NFLPA Workers’ Compensation Panel, Attorney of the Year
  • Listed, PHPA Panel, Attorney of the Year (2006)
  • Listed, Florida Super Lawyers (2006-2008)
  • Recipient, Broward County Bar Association, Executive Director’s Award

Affiliations

  • Director Emeritus, Sports Lawyers’ Association
  • Member, National Football League Players Association, Workers’ Compensation Panel
  • Member, Professional Hockey Players’ Association, Workers’ Compensation Panel
  • Member, National Hockey Players’ Association, Workers’ Compensation Panel
  • Member, Florida Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Member, Florida Justice Association
  • Past Director, Florida Workers’ Advocates
  • Past Chair and Board Member, Broward County Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section

Community & Civic Organizations

  • Member, Urban League of Broward County, Board of Directors
  • Member, Coast to Coast Basketball Club, Board of Directors
  • National Board Member & State Director, Biddy Basketball

Education

  • Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University, JD (1972)
  • Michigan State University, BS (1968)

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