Ian P. Gillan

Ian P. Gillan

Partner

Office: Orlando, FL
Other Office: Las Vegas, NV
Phone: 407-345-5501
ian.gillan@knchlaw.com

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Ian P. Gillan is a partner with Koeller, Nebeker, Carlson & Haluck, LLP.  He is licensed to practice in the states of Florida, Nevada, and Connecticut. Ian is experienced in litigating complex matters in both State and Federal Courts.

Ian’s practice focuses on the defense of insurers in regards to coverage, compliance and extra-contractual/"bad faith" litigation. As part of his practice, Ian routinely counsels insurers and insureds alike in regards to insurance coverage and assessment of risk. Ian has an acute awareness of both the business and legal aspects of the insurance market and is particularly interested in the emerging, technological advances in the industry.

Ian also represents developers/general contractors in construction litigation and appellate matters. His construction practice spans a wide range of forums, including arbitration, mediation and litigation in State and Federal Courts. Ian strives to design and implement efficient and creative strategies for the litigation and resolution of his cases.

Ian was born in the town of Cumberland, Rhode Island. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Rhode Island College and his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut. Ian was appointed to the position of Executive Board Editor of the Moot Court Honors Society during law school and participated in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. He received the Outstanding Legal Scholarship; Excellence in Oral Advocacy; and Service to the Law School awards while at Quinnipiac University School of Law.

 

Education

  • Rhode Island College, 2000 - B.A. Political Science
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, 2003 - J.D.

States Licensed to Practice

  • State Bar of Nevada
  • State Bar of Connecticut
  • State Bar of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Professional Associations

  • Nevada Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association

Publications

  • The Dust is Clearing: The Evolution of Representative-Type Construction Defect Actions in Nevada (As appeared in the July 2010 Nevada Lawyer, Volume 18, Issue 7)
  • Round 4: Plaintiffs' Bar v. The Construction Industry (As appeared in the November 2012 Communiqué, Volume 33, No. 11)

Speaking Engagements

  • "Death of the Economic Loss Rule in Florida, or Simply the Next Chapter,” Speaker, MC2’s  7th Annual East Region Construction Defect and Insurance Coverage Conference, June 2013.
  • The Use and Abuse of Sampling and Extrapolation in Construction Defect Lawsuits,” Speaker,West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar, May 2013.
  • Case Management for Complex Construction Cases,” Speaker, 9th Annual Florida Construction Law Institute Conference, March 2016;
  • Right to Repair Act,” Speaker, 2nd Annual Perrin National Construction Defect Conference, November 2016.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Litigation
  • General Legal Defense
  • Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Litigation
  • Commercial Trucking and Transportation Defense Litigation