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Gabriel A. Garay

Gabe is a trial lawyer who was born and raised in Miami, Florida. At the University of Florida, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. A husband and father, he resides in Miami with his wife and two young sons.

Before becoming an attorney, Gabe worked in construction with his father. He earned his law degree from Florida International University College of Law, where he competed as a member of the trial team. He believes representing people and families in their time of need is the highest calling for a lawyer.

Gabe litigates against large companies, their insurance companies, global manufacturers and others in the hope of making our community safer. He has recovered millions of dollars for his clients and continues to ensure they have an opportunity to tell their story and obtain complete justice.

Aviation Litigation 

  • 2022 Cessna 402b crash, Chub Cay, Berry Islands, The Bahamas 
  • 2021 Cessna 207 crash, Marathon, Florida 
  • 2019 Piper PA28 crash, Boca Raton, Florida 
  • 2016 Jihlavan KP5 ASA (Skyleader 500) crash, Rhoadesville, Virginia 
  • 2015 Lockheed Martin F-16 crash, Albacete, Spain 
  • 2015 Boeing 767 incident, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 
  • 2014 Cessna crash, Hinton, Virginia 
  • 2013 Piper crash, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 
  • 2013 Learjet crash, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 
  • 2012 Bell Helicopter crash, Auyán-tepui, Venezuela 
  • 2012 Cessna crash, Stock Island, Key West, Florida 
  • 2010 Robinson Helicopter crash, Blairsville, Georgia 
  • 2010 Smith Aerostar 601p crash, Sugar Grove, Illinois 
  • 2009 Boeing MD-11 crash, Shanghai, China 

Professional Offices and Associations 

  •  Coral Gables Bar Association, Past-President 
  • Cuban American Bar Association 
  • Dade County Bar Association 
  • Emergency Management Division, City of Coral Gables (2021-Present) 
  • Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section 
  • Florida Justice Association 
  • International Affairs Coordinating Council, City of Coral Gables (2019-2020) 
  • Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors (2022-Present) 
  • Parking Advisory Board, City of Coral Gables (2020-2021) 
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association 


  • Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida
    Juris Doctor, December 2012
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    Bachelor of Science, Psychology, December 2004

Awards & Recognition

  • 2021-2023 The Best Lawyers in America – Personal Injury Litigation (Plaintiffs) 
  • 2020,2021 South Florida Legal Guide – Up and Comer 
  • 2019-2022 Super Lawyers – Rising Stars 
  • 2019 Attorney at Law Magazine – Rising Stars 
  • 2018 National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 under 40 
  • 2017 CFF South Florida – Top 40 Lawyers under 40 
  • 2017 National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers (So. Fla.) 

What Our Clients Say

“When our son was critically injured and left with a traumatic brain injury, Bob Parks and Gabe Garay helped us get through the darkest time in our life. They showed enormous compassion while providing wise legal counsel. Ultimately, they obtained a just settlement to ensure that our son would have the funds needed to secure his future.”

The Law Offices of Gabriel A. Garay, PLLC