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Mr. Gibson is the founding member of Gibson|Law.   Mr. Gibson was formerly an Equity Partner in the Construction and Commercial Law Department of GrayRobinson, P.A., one of the largest law firms in the Nation.   Mr. Gibson is one of only 150 attorneys that is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Construction Law.   Additionally, Mr. Gibson is one of only 18 of the over 84,000 attorneys in Florida that is also a licensed Professional Engineer (Mechanical Engineer).   Mr. Gibson is also a certified Structural Masonry Inspector and a LEED Accredited Professional.


Mr. Gibson represents persons and entities involved in the construction and development industries concerning general legal and environmental disputes and issues arising from the planning, design, and construction processes, as well as the operation and maintenance of commercial, industrial and public facilities.  A significant portion of Mr. Gibson’s practice involves counsel to and representation of clients involved in claims and litigation relating to construction defects, delay, water intrusion, Chinese Drywall, indoor air quality (IAQ) and mold.  Mr. Gibson's practice also includes transactional work related to construction projects, including drafting construction contract documents, contract negotiation and consultation concerning project development, permitting and financing, as well as intellectual property issues relating thereto.  


Mr. Gibson is a member of the Panel of Construction Arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association, and he has been appointed to the AAA’s Advisory Panel (Five Regional Members) for the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida.


Practice areas


  1. Construction: 80%
    43 years
  2. Insurance: 20%
    28 years

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Contact info


20 North Brown Avenue
Orlando, FL, 328012132


FLMember in Good Standing199006/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Law Firms in FloridaU S News & World Report2016
Construction LitigationBest Lawyers in America2015
Construction LitigationBest Lawyers in America2014
Florida's Top AttorneysThe Wall Street Journal2013
Best Lawyers in Orlando - Construction LawOrlando Magazine2013
Best Lawyers in Orlando - Construction LitigationOrlando Magazine2013
Best Lawyers in America - Construction LawBest Lawyers in America2013
Best Lawyers in America - Construction LitigationBest Lawyers in America2013
Outstanding Construction LawyerChambers & Partners USA Guide2012
2012 Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Outstanding Construction Lawyer 2011Chambers & Partners USA Guide2011
2011 Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2011
Outstanding Construction Lawyer 2010Chambers & Partners USA2010
Super Lawyers 2010Super Lawyers2010
Outstanding Construction Lawyer 2009Chambers & Partners USA2009
Super Lawyers 2009Super Lawyers2009
Best Lawyers in Orlando 2008LegalForce2008
Outstanding Construction LawyerChambers USA 20082008
LEED AP - LEED Accredited ProfessionalGBCI - Green Building Certification Institute2008
Board Certified in Construction LawFlorida Bar2005
Panel ArbitratorAmerican Arbitration Association1992
Pi Tau SigmaNational Mechanical Engineering Society1980
Tau Beta PiNational Engineering Honor Society1980
Best Lawyers in America - Construction LitigationBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Structural Masonry InspectorFCPAN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberGibson Law2008 - Present
Equity PartnerGrayRobinson1993 - 2008
AssociateBull & Associates1990 - 1993
Professional EngineerTECO Power Services1986 - 1987
Professional EngineerTECO ENERGY1981 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Green Building CoalitionMember2008 - Present
Florida Green Building CoalitionMember2008 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationMember1990 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember1989 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
National Society of Professional EngineersMember1980 - Present
Florida Engineering SocietyMember1980 - Present
Friends of the Orange County LibraryBoard Member1999 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
PJ's Land Clearing & Excavating, Inc. v. Melbourne Airport AuthorityJury Trial - Verdict in favor of Defendant
WFLA TV StationJury Trial - Defense Verdict in favor of Client
City of Kissimmee – U.S 192 WideningSummary Judgement in favor of Client
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kansas School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of TampaBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters1985
University of FloridaMechanical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mid-Year ConferenceConstruction Law Update, "Lessons Learned", and Risks Associated with Going Green2009
Detecting Deficiencies in Contract DocumentsConstruction Law Update2009
3rd Annual East Region Construction Defect & Construction Law ConferenceExpert Witnesses2009
Florida Public Contracts and Procurement RegulationsPublic Contracting Law2008