ABOUT Gary Ian Nesbitt

Of Counsel

Gary Ian Nesbitt’s practice is focused on multi-faceted business transactions for business clients and those engaged in the real estate investment field.  Much of his practice is devoted to advising clients in corporate formation, organization, structure, and governance, as well as negotiation and preparation of complex business documents.  Mr. Nesbitt works hand in hand with his client in structuring and drafting agreements in furtherance of the client’s business activities which include such matters as stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, management agreements, employment agreements, licensing agreements and a multitude of uniquely beneficial contracts specifically designed to maximize the client’s interests.  Mr. Nesbitt maintains a personal relationship with clients, allowing him the insight to assist the clients with the day to day operation of their businesses, as well as particularized strategies for future activities and vehicles for the clients’ varied businesses.  Combining his business law skills with his extensive experience in real estate transactions, Mr. Nesbitt is able to assist clients in the gamut of real estate investments.  By combining his business law practice with his real estate law practice, Mr. Nesbitt is able to advise his clients from the inception of the client’s contemplated transaction, to the complexities of corporate organization and financing, and through the closing and post-closing development matters.  Further, Mr. Nesbitt has vast experience in real estate related areas such as residential and commercial closings, leasing, property management, tax and entitlement credits, land use and zoning, and Green Building and sustainability.

Mr. Nesbitt graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 1985, receiving the American Jurisprudence awards for both Florida Constitutional Law and Legal Ethics.  After devoting his early years working as an Assistant Public Defender in Miami-Dade County, Florida, Mr. Nesbitt then changed his focus to business law and real estate law and has been principal counsel in transactions valued at over one billion dollars. He has now become distinguished as a Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Preeminent Attorney.   In addition to this legal practice, Mr. Nesbitt is actively engaged in work with various animal protection and environmental organizations and is the past legal advisor to the Georgia March for Science.  He is currently a volunteer attorney with both the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Mission United Veterans Pro Bono Project.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law


  • University of Miami School of Law, 1985