Philip M. GersonFounder, Senior Partner
Philip M. Gerson is a board certified civil trial lawyer who has practiced law in Miami, Florida for more than 40 years. He is a cum laude graduate of the University of Miami Law School, where he was a member of the editorial board of the Law Review, a Moot Court winner and student instructor in legal research and writing. Mr. Gerson is admitted to practice in all Florida Courts, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Claims, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, and the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
Mr. Gerson is a sustaining member of the Florida Justice Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Dade County Bar Association, and Dade County Trial Lawyers Association. He is also an EAGLE patron of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee, as well as an active member of the Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee, Professionalism Committee and Grievance Committee.
Mr. Gerson serves on the Board of Directors at St.Thomas University School of Law. He is also a Guest Lecturer on Responsibility and Remedies for Torts for School Administrators, Florida University, Barry University; a Guest Lecturer, American Society for Industrial Security, Liability for Crime Because of Negligent Security; an Instructor for Hospitality Security Officers Training Program, Barry University.
Mr. Gerson limits his practice to plaintiffs injury and death cases, with a focus on medical malpractice, cruise ship accidents, wrongful death, catastrophic injury cases, defective products, third party liability for criminal acts, and other complex litigation.
Juris Doctor, University of Miami School of Law, 1970
Cum Laude Graduate Member, Editorial Board of Law Review Moot Court Winner Wig and Robe Society Graduated in top 5% of Class
BBA, Univeristy of Miami, 1967
4 Year debate scholarship
Member Since: 1970
Board Certified Trial Lawyer Board of Directors Trauma Reslolution Center Consultant, International Cruise Victims Frequent Author and Lecturer
Dade County Bar Association
American Association for Justice
St. Thomas University Board of Advisors
Florida Bar Association
Continuing Legal Education Committee
Board Certified Trial Lawyer
National Crime Victim Bar Association
Treasurer Executive Committe National Center for Victims of Crime
South Florida Legal Elite Super Lawyers
Member Since: 2000
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Claims
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.