Gary M. Carman Attorney At Law

Gary M. Carman - Attorney at Law


T 305.416.6880
F 305.416.6887
D 305.913.0357
Miami 333 SE 2nd Avenue Suite 3200 Miami, Florida 33131

T 239.598.3601
F 239.598.3164
D 239.598.3601
Naples 999 Vanderbilt Beach Road Suite 612 Naples, Florida 34108

Commercial litigator and strategic counselor helping businesses and individuals navigate complex negotiations and disputes. Trusted counselor with common sense approach to sustainable growth, problem solving, and risk avoidance.

Gary Carman provides comprehensive and wide-ranging commercial litigation counsel to clients throughout Florida and internationally. An experienced negotiator and litigator, he represents both individuals and corporate clients in complex business disputes involving contracts and agreements, financing and workouts, licensing and credentialing, intellectual property, and environmental issues. The scope of his experience spans an array of sectors, including banking, real estate, government, hospitality, senior living, and health care, among others. Notable clients include Hyatt Hotels, Bank United, and FTI Consulting. He also serves as special counsel for numerous local governments across the state.

Known for his business-minded and common sense approach, Gary is dedicated to the pursuit of efficient and effective dispute resolution, offering creative advice from every angle. He also provides preventative counseling and litigation avoidance strategies for businesses looking to improve day-to-day operational practices and processes. When litigation is the best path forward, Gary is a tenacious advocate with many decades of courtroom experience. He works extensively with allied professionals in the financial and accounting industries, when necessary, to build talented client teams and bolster positive outcomes.

A life-long learner, Gary is an inquisitive lawyer, always seeking better ways to understand his clients and their challenges. In the spirit of mutual respect and collaboration, he teams regularly with GrayRobinson colleagues in the appellate, banking and finance, corporate, environmental, and real estate practices to deliver well-rounded solutions for clients in a variety of business and industry settings. As a complement to his commitment to clients, Gary is fully embedded in the community, serving in numerous contributive roles as a thought leader and advisor. 

  • Insights
    • "Why Miami? The Capital of Capitol," Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's 2021 South Florida Economic Summit "REVIVE 305," May 4, 2021
  • Media
    • "Meet Stephanie L. Carman, J.D. ’01: Law Alumni Association’s Newest President," University of Miami School of Law News and Events, August 2, 2023
  • Affiliations
    • American Bar Association
      • Lifetime Fellow
    • ALTA
    • Dade County Bar Association
      • Courthouse Committee, 2019 - present
    • District of Columbia Bar Association
    • The Florida Bar
      • Health Care Committee
      • Senior Lawyers Committee
      • Member, Litigation Section
    • Florida Supreme Court
      • Certified Circuit Court Mediator
    • 11th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee
      • Former Member
    • Legal Services of Miami
      • Former Board Member
    • New York State Bar
    • President's Council of the University of Miami
    • City of Miami Zoning Board
      • Former Member
    • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
    • Miami Coalition
    • Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce
    • Miami-Dade Courts
    • University of Miami School of Law Alumni Association
      • Past President
  • Credentials
    • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1974
    • B.S., Florida State University, 1971
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 11th Circuits
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida