Gary S. Phillips

Gary S. Phillipsgphillips@phillipslawyers.com

Areas Of Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Condominium and HOA Litigation & Foreclosures
Bar Admissions
  • Florida Bar, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
Education
  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1981
    Honors: American Jurisprudence Book Awards in Appellate Procedure & Debtors Estates
    Honors: With Honors
    Law Review: Contributing Editor, University of Florida Law Review, 1980 - 1981
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1978 B.A.
    Honors: With High Honors
Representative Cases
  • Rappaport v. Levy, 696 S.2d 526 (Fla. 3d DCA 1997)
  • Cohen v. Drucker, 677 S.2d 953 (Fla. 4th DCA 1996)
  • Antun Investment Corp. v. Ergas, 549 S.2d 706 (Fla. 3rd DCA)
Honors and Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America 2012-2014
  • 2006-2012 Top Attorney in Florida, Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2005-2012 Legal Elite, Florida Trend
  • 2003-2014 Top Lawyers in S. Florida, S. FL Legal Guide
  • 2003 Best of the Bar, S. FL Business Journal
  • 1997-2012 Leading American Attorneys - Florida Who's Who in American Law
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Book Awards in Appellate Procedures and Debtors Estates
  • Selected as a Leading Florida Attorney, Commercial Litigation
  • Finalist, 2008 Daily Business Review Most Effective Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center Young Presidents Club, 1989 - 1992
    Executive Board Member
  • David Posnack Jewish Community Center, 1993 - 1994
    Board Member
  • North Dade Bar Association
    Director, 1990 - 1992, Treasurer, 1992 - 1993
  • Dade County Bar Association
    Member
  • American Bar Association
    Member, Litigation Section
  • The Florida Bar
    Member, Litigation Section
  • The Florida Bar, 1992 - 1994
    Member, Litigation Section; Member, Judicial Evaluations Committee
  • Temple Beth Emet, 1999 - 2001
    Board Member
  • Youth Optimist Football Coach, 1995 - 1997
  • Youth Basketball Coach, 1999 - 2001
Fraternities/Sororities
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon
Birth Information
  • 1957, Far Rockaway, New York