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 insurance companies and global manufacturers 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. He enjoys watching his boys grow up, coaching his son’s soccer team, playing golf and traveling with his friends and family.

Aviation Litigation 

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 

  • American Association for Justice 
  • Coral Gables Bar Association, President (2018-19) 
  • Cuban American Bar Association 
  • Dade County Bar Association 
  • Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section 
  • Florida Justice Association 
  • International Affairs Coordinating Council, City of Coral Gables (2019 – Present) 
  • Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association 
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association 

Education

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

  • Super Lawyers – Rising Stars 2019
  • Attorney at Law Magazine – Rising Stars 2019
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of South Florida – Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers in South Florida
  • National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 under 40

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.”

MBClient