Glenn Crickenberger joined the firm in May 2013. Since that time, he has worked directly with Mr. Gary in matters involving some of the country’s most powerful corporations, including Bank of America, Ford Motor Company, UPS, R.J. Reynolds, Horizon Bus Lines, Phillip Morris, Firestone, Remington Rifle and Geico. His successes include being a part of the legal team in the highly touted landmark case against R.J. Reynolds scoring a compensatory damages verdict of $17 million followed by a punitive damages award of $23,623,718,906.62, which is the largest verdict ever for a single plaintiff in Florida and the second largest ever in the United States. He was also on the trial team that scored the second largest recovery for a single wrongful death claim in North Carolina, as well as numerous other multi-million verdicts and settlements.
Glenn was born in West Palm Beach, Florida where he spent his formative years before moving to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Bloomsburg University, earning acceptance into the International Honors Society of Economics and being named a member of the Dean’s List. Following graduation, Glenn worked as the youngest manager with the General Mills Corporation before deciding to return home to West Palm Beach to become a stockbroker. Glenn worked for A.G. Edwards for more than a five years before being enticed to attend law school.
Prior to attending law school, Glenn attended Nova Southeastern University School of Business in the Master of Business Administration Program, where he was also named to the Dean’s List. He attended law school at Florida Coastal School of Law, where he was honored as a member of Dean’s List, was decorated with an award of academic excellence and was chosen to serve on several occasions as a teaching assistant to professors.
While attending law school, Glenn served as a law clerk for a local tax attorney and as an intern with the State Attorney’s office. While working at the State Attorney’s office with Jerry Blair, famed for his prosecution of serial killer, Ted Bundy, Glenn participated in his first murder trial. Following graduation, Glenn followed the lead of many of his idols and mentors, including Willie Gary, by honing his trial skills as a criminal defense attorney with the Public Defender’s Office, Regional Conflict Counsel and in private practice before moving into civil practice. The rest is history and the future is bright as Glenn has embraced Mr. Gary’s motto and “refuses to be denied.”