Member Profile: Edward O. Savitz

Edward O. Savitz
Bush Ross, P.A.

1801 N. Highland Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
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Tel: (813) 204-6413
Fax: (813) 223-9620

FL Chapter:

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Special Master


Edward O. Savitz has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Contract Disputes
Intellectual Property
Professional Fees
Professional Negligence
Real Estate



While still active in his law practice, Mr Savitz has dedicated much of his time in recent years to serving as a mediator in high-stakes litigated disputes. He has mediated more than 50 disputes to date, with a very high success rate.


  • Duke University, B.A., 1969
  • University of Florida, J.D., with honors, 1974
  • Executive Editor, University of Florida Law Review

Memberships & Affiliations

Mr. Savitz is an affiliate member of the American Institute of Architects and an allied member of the Tampa Bay Chapter and Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects. Mr. Savitz is a member and has served on the Board of the Hillsborough County Bar Association. He has also served as Chairman of the University of Tampa Board of Counselors and the University of Tampa Board of Fellows. Currently, Mr. Savitz is a Trustee of the Merrie-Woode Foundation, Inc. In addition, Mr. Savitz has been President of University Club of Tampa.

He is a frequent lecturer and presenter at risk management seminars and was a member of the Advisory Council for a major lawyers' professional liability insurance program. Mr. Savitz is a Master Emeritus of the Terrell Inn Chapter of the American Inns of Court. Mr. Savitz is a recipient of the University of Florida Law Review Alumni Association Commentary Award and the Gertrude Brick Law Review Apprentice Prize. Mr. Savitz was commissioned as a field artillery officer in the United States Army and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal upon his honorable discharge in 1972.

Mr. Savitz has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America. He has also been named to Florida's "Legal Elite" by Florida Trend Magazine and has been recognized as a "Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine. Mr. Savitz has been awarded an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.


Edward O. Savitz is a member of our FL chapter, Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society, Florida's premier roster of distinguished attorney-mediators. The FCCMS profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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