Gary L. Brown is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator. Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Construction Law, he has over two decades of experience litigating and mediating construction disputes throughout Florida involving all participants in the construction process. A Partner and Chair of the Construction Law Division at Kelley Kronenberg, he leads the firm’s statewide Construction Practice providing legal guidance to the firm’s construction industry clients. His extensive experience in construction matters both in and out of the courtroom allows him to provide practical and cost-effective solutions to the challenges they face.
In 2015, Gary L. Brown published a book with the Daily Business Review (an ALM Media company) titled Florida Construction Defect Litigation, now in its fifth edition. The book addresses the legal framework surrounding construction defect claims, including typical claims and defenses, contractual considerations, standards of care for contractors and design professionals, the applicability of insurance and surety bonds, the role of experts, arbitration of claims, the keys to successful mediation of construction disputes, and finally, the proper measure of damages in defect cases.