William J. "Bill" Gallwey, III is of counsel in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the firm's Insurance Practice Group.

Bill is a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Rated attorney experienced in representing life and health insurance companies and banks in a wide range of complex commercial litigation disputes. He focuses his practice on disability insurance defense work and has litigated high-profile cases.

Bill is an environmental advocate, having served as past President of the Zoological Society of Florida, an organization committed to the education and conservation of Zoo Miami. He has held numerous board and leadership positions with the Miami-Dade County MetroZoo Oversight Board. Bill currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.



  • Duke University, J.D.
  • University of New Orleans, B.S.

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  • Florida

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  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court

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  • Member, Board of Advisors, University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

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