R. William Rutter, Jr.

Partner, of Counsel

As a graduate of the University of Florida, Frederic G. Levin College of Law in 1967. Mr. Rutter embarked on his esteemed legal career that includes County Attorney for Palm Beach County, Circuit Court Judge, Administrative Judge, Civil Division, and Chief Judge.

The Honorable Chief Judge Rutter retired from the bench in 1988 to become a named partner at the firm to begin a career in civil litigation, mediation & alternative dispute resolution. As a Florida board circuit certified mediator he earned the reputation as an outstanding arbitrator. Mr. Rutter Burt is rated AV (Peer Rated for Highest Level of Excellence) by the Martindale Hubbell attorney rating service. Mr. Rutter became of counsel with Sonneborn Rutter in 2016.