R. Gavin Mackinnon is a Partner in the firm’s Orlando office. Gavin’s practice is concentrated on third party insurance defense, negligent security, premises liability, general liability litigation and commercial litigation. With over 20 years of experience in State and Federal throughout Florida and Illinois, Gavin manages and handles liability defense litigation for the firm throughout Central Florida.
Gavin has extensive experience defending clients with legal and business issues in the areas of personal injury, property damage, premises liability and economic loss. He has broad trial and litigation experience and regularly represents individuals, businesses, construction companies and contractors, in civil litigation defense including negligence, construction claims, construction defect, and auto liability. Gavin maintains an active trial practice, and has tried more than 20 cases to verdict, including jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations.
Gavin also concentrates a substantial portion of his time on matters of complex commercial litigation involving commercial contract disputes, commercial torts, land disputes, landlord-tenant claims, securities litigation, and claims of lien. He handles real estate and land disputes, loan default, Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act claims and Florida Unfair and Deceptive Business Practice claims.
Gavin is certified by the state of Florida to conduct Continuing Education courses. He regularly advises clients on policies and procedures to limit exposure to liability and conducts numerous training seminars for clients.