M. GARY TOOLE

Email:

gtoole@mtwlegal.com

 

Phone:

407-246-1800

Gary Toole serves as national, regional and local counsel for domestic and foreign product manufacturers and excess insurance carriers in catastrophic injury cases throughout the United States. He has served as lead trial counsel in trials involving catastrophic injury cases in California, New Mexico, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida. He also assists domestic manufacturers in coordinating discovery throughout the United States and with their foreign subsidiaries.

PRACTICE AREAS

Product Liability

Excess Coverage and Insurance Defense

Commercial Litigation

Trucking and Common Carrier Litigation

Discovery Practice

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

All State Courts of Florida

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit U.S. District Court for the Middle District of

     Florida

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of

     Florida

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of

     Florida

EDUCATION

University of Alabama, J.D., 1987

University of Alabama, B.S., 1984

        Phi Gamma Delta Social Fraternity

        Jasons Men's Honor Society

        Order of Omega

        Omicron Delta Kappa

        Interfraternity Council, President

        Student Government Association, Senator

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

•  The Florida Bar

•  Orange County Bar Association

•  Florida Defense Lawyers Association

•  American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

•  Defense Research Institute, Product Liability Committee

•  Society of Automotive Engineers

•  International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)

•  Faculty Member, 2009 IADC Trial Academy, Stanford University

•  Listed, Best Lawyers in America, Product Liability, 2010-2014

•  Listed, Florida’s Best Lawyers, Product Liability, 2013-2014

•  Listed, Orlando Magazine, “Best Lawyers,” Product Liability Litigation, 2011-2014

•  Listed, Orlando Magazine, “Top Legal Eagles”, 2010

•  Board Member, Canterbury Episcopal Retreat & Conference Center

 

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Dothan, Alabama

Associate, Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell;

    Cabaniss, Burke & Wechsler, Orlando,

    Florida 1987–1992

Partner, Ruden, McClosky, Smith, Schuster & Russell, Miami, Florida 1992–1998

Partner, Cabaniss, Smith, Toole & Wiggins,

    Orlando, Florida 1998–2009

Internship, U.S. Senator Howell Heflin,

    Alabama, 1983

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Fax: 407.246.1895

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