Born in Ft. Lauderdale, Stephen Ostrow grew up in Miami and lived there for much of his adult life. He attended college at the University of Pennsylvania for four years, and inevitably returned home to Florida after graduation. He also spent parts of his career in both Central and North Florida, gaining valuable experience with judicial circuits throughout the state.
Stephen obtained a degree in International Relations at University of Pennsylvania and went to law school in Tallahassee. at Florida State University College of Law. During that time, he spent a semester studying in a law school program at Oxford University in England. During law school, Stephen won three book awards, served as his class representative on the Student Bar Association, and graduated Cum Laude .
Following law school, Stephen clerked for U.S. District Judge James Lawrence King in Miami. After his clerkship, Stephen joined his father, John Ostrow,in practice. Their two lawyer firm handled both Federal and State litigation, concentrating on medical malpractice, personal injury, and intellectual property litigation. The firm handled multiple cases resulting in seven figure verdicts and settlements. While most of their large results came in malpractice and personal injury cases, Stephen also obtained a verdict in Federal Court for over $12 million in a copyright case against a developer.
After years of practice with his father, Stephen was hired to set up and manage a medical malpractice department for a high volume personal injury firm in Orlando. He spent a couple of years creating a practice, training lawyers and staff while handling malpractice cases throughout South and Central Florida. Due to his trial experience, Stephen was also occasionally tasked to handle a personal injury trial. After a couple of years in Orlando, Stephen received an offer to join the Gary Williams firm. Stephen was ecstatic to fulfill his life-long ambition to join a prestigious litigation practice and to move his family home to South Florida. He currently handles medical malpractice cases, as well as some civil rights and personal injury cases. He lives in Jensen Beach with his wife Olivia, a chef from Paris, and their two children. He loves to travel, enjoys good food, going to movies or watching Netflix at home, The Miami Heat, playing with his two dogs, the beach, and the law.