Gabriel currently maintains an active and diverse practice in both state and federal courts throughout Florida, focusing on the representation of commercial lenders and businesses involved in complex commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and financial services litigation.
Gabriel is experienced in representing large and small clients throughout Florida and Georgia handling a broad array of business litigation and insurance defense matters. These include complex contractual disputes, subrogation and indemnity prosecution, and litigation involving real property, banking, transportation, premises liability, professional liability, employers’ liability, products liability, maritime personal injury, workers’ compensation, and insurance coverage. His experience includes matters involving the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA), declaratory judgments, quiet title, and breach of contract claims, among various other claims.
Additionally, Gabriel has worked with numerous business entities developing a wide range of contractual agreements such as employment agreements, including non-compete, non-dispute, and non-solicitation agreements; advertising and public relations contracts; and corporate structuring.
Gabriel attended Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, Florida, where he also completed the FSU International Law Certificate program, magna cum laude. He has studied under Justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court in Salzburg, Austria, as part of a summer International Legal Studies Program and served as an article selection editor on the Florida State Journal of Transnational Law and Policy.
- Served as general counsel for a county Chamber of Commerce and successfully counselled it through a variety of issues involving the Florida Sunshine Law, county advertising and public relations contracts, local government appropriations, and the review of the chamber’s direction of a multimillion dollar tourism fund received as a result of the Gulf of Mexico BP oil spill.