William A. Snyder has been a practicing attorney in Davie, Florida, since 1971. Founder of the law firm of Snyder & Snyder, P.A., he is board certified by The Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts and Estates, and is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Miami Law School Graduate Program in Estate Planning. He has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell with their highest rating for attorneys, and is a past Chairman of the Board Certification Committee of The Florida Bar for Wills, Trusts and Estates. Mr. Snyder has been recognized in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™ as among the best in the state. In addition, Mr. Snyder was recognized by Worth magazine for three consecutive years as one of the “Top 100 Attorneys” in the United States, has been listed in Florida SuperLawyers® magazine for the last ten years, and has been chosen by his peers to be included in the last eleven consecutive editions of The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialties of Trusts and Estates and in the 2019 and 2021 editions was named “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of Trusts and Estates in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida area. In November 2009, Mr. Snyder was awarded the Key Partners Award in Trusts and Estates by the South Florida Business Journal. Mr. Snyder is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
Mr. Snyder co-authored a book entitled “Preserving the Legacy of a Family Owned Business–A Psychology of Business Succession and Estate Planning”, and lectures frequently on estate planning issues. Mr. Snyder previously served as president of the Broward County Planned Giving Council and the West Broward Estate Planning Council, and currently serves on the Finance Committee of Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital and former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Broward.
Mr. Snyder is a graduate of Culver Military Academy, Hobart and William Smith College (B.A.), the University of Florida Law School (J.D.), and the University of Miami Law School (LL.M.)