Brandon T. White, a senior associate in Reed Smith's Global Commercial Disputes group, has been named as a “Top 40 Under 40” attorney in Florida by The National Black Lawyers, an honor given to a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. White is based in the firm’s Miami office.

The National Black Lawyers (NBL) is a professional and educational organization whose mission is: to promote its members as subject-matter experts; create a national network of the nation’s premier African-American attorneys; and facilitate the exchange of timely information to enable its members to maintain their status as leaders. The selection process for this honor is based on a multi-phase process, which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.

According to the NBL web site, honorees for the organization's 40-under-40 awards are selected on the basis of: outstanding reputation; notable achievements and court outcomes; nominations from leading lawyers; membership in national and state specialty lawyer organizations; and rankings from national organizations.

“I am honored to be included in this prestigious group," White said. "The NBL is a respected organization working to promote diversity and inclusion within the legal profession by providing attorneys with the opportunity to grow their practice, network with and learn from industry leaders, and work to create a strong national network." 

White has a demonstrated history of defending business and financial institutions in complex commercial and class action litigation matters in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration forums. He has extensive experience in defending consumer claims concerning revolving credit accounts, auto loans, mortgages and other consumer financial products. White is admitted to practice in various federal and state courts in Florida, Georgia, and Washington, D.C.