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Donald H. Gibson, J.D., P.E., LEED AP

Mr. Gibson is a Trial Lawyer and the founding member of GIBSON|LAW.   

Mr. Gibson has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry  
--  as a construction worker, as a hydraulic control systems and
equipment designer and technician, as a machinist and welder, as a
professional engineer and then as a Florida Board Certified Attorney in
Construction 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 an expert in Construction Law and he is one of only 150
attorneys of the over 84,000 attorneys in Florida that is Board Certified by
the Florida Bar in Construction Law.   

Mr. Gibson is one of only 18 attorneys of the over 84,000 attorneys in
Florida that is also a licensed Professional Engineer (Mechanical
Engineer).

                
Mr. Gibson's engineering experience includes working in the
                Power Plant Engineering and Design and Construction
                Departments for TECO Energy, one of the largest Public
                Utilities in Florida.

                
Mr. Gibson worked on the design, construction, startup and
                commissioning of a number of TECO Energy's power plants and
                related buildings and structures, including coal and oil-fired units
                and gas turbines, as well as oil-to-coal conversion projects and
                fuel transportation, unloading and processing facilities, wet and
                dry flue gas desulfurization (FGD) projects, and drywall /
                wallboard production projects.

                
Mr. Gibson was one of the initial five people selected by TECO
                Energy to startup TECO Power Services -- TECO Energy's
                Alternative Energy, Cogeneration and Independent Power
                Production (IPP) Subsidiary.

Mr. Gibson is one of only 30 of the over 84,000 Attorneys in Florida who
is certified by the USGBC / GBCI (Green Building Certification Institute)
as a LEED AP (LEED Accredited Professional).  

                
LEED AP's are building industry professionals who have
                demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building and the
                LEED Green Building Rating System.  

                The
LEED AP credential indicates that the professional has the
                knowledge and skills to facilitate and advise clients about green
                building and the
LEED Certification Process.

Mr. Gibson is also a certified Structural Masonry Inspector.

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.


PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION:

FLORIDA SUPER LAWYERS 2009

OUTSTANDING CONSTRUCTION LAWYER
                   (Chambers USA 2008, 2009)

BEST LAWYERS IN ORLANDO 2008
                   (LegalForce)


EDUCATION:

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, B.S.  (Mechanical Engineering, 1981)
                    Benton Engineering Council; Sigma Alpha Epsilon

TAU BETA PI
                   (National Engineering Honor Society)

PI TAU SIGMA
                   (Mechanical Engineering Honor Society)

UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA, M.B.A., 1985

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW, J.D., 1989




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