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Henry W. (Skip) Jewett II is a Shareholder of Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, P.A. Mr. Jewett has almost 40 years of experience handling medical malpractice and general liability lawsuits. He is rated AV-preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Jewett has been recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for Orlando Insurance Law– Defendants (2013) by Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, Mr. Jewett has been selected by his peers to be included in:

The Best Lawyers in America (Medical Malpractice 2009-2011, 2014, 2016-2022; Personal Injury Litigation 2009; Insurance Law 2010-2022)
Florida Super Lawyers (Personal Injury Defense- Medical Malpractice 2012, 2014-2016, 2019-2020).

Practice areas

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida Bar (1983)
  • U.S. District Court: Middle District of Florida (1984)
  • U.S. District Court: Southern District of Florida (1989)
  • U.S. District Court: Northern District of Florida (1997)
  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (1997)


  • University of Florida (J.D., with honors, 1983)
    Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Florida (B.A., with high honors, Political Science 1980)


  • Trial Lawyers Section/ Florida Bar
  • Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Committee
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