Meet Ian P. Gillan

Ian P. Gillan


Ian is a partner in the Orlando and Miami offices of Koeller Nebeker Carlson Haluck, LLP.  He is experienced in litigating complex matters in both State and Federal Courts.  His practice focuses on the defense of insurers in regard to coverage, compliance and extra-contractual/”bad faith” litigation.  As part of his practice, Ian routinely counsels’ insurers and insured alike in regard 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.

Born in the town of Cumberland, Rhode Island, Ian earned his B.A. in Political Science from Rhode Island College and his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut.  He 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.  Ian received the Outstanding Legal Scholarship; Excellence in Oral Advocacy; and Service to the Law School awards while at Quinnipiac University School of Law.

When away from the office, Ian spends some of his time reading, travelling, coaching youth hockey and playing in adult hockey leagues.

  • Construction Claims & Litigation
  • Catastrophic Injury & Accident Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Commercial Trucking & Transportation Litigation
  • Premises Liability & Hospitality Claims Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage & Related Matters

  • Nevada Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • WSIA
  • Claims Litigation Management Association

  • 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)

  • “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.
  • “Taking the ‘Complex’ Out of Construction Defect Cases”, Speaker, Perrin Conferences Webcast, July 2020.

(407) 345-5501
  • Rhode Island College, 2000 – B.A. Political Science
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, 2003 – J.D.
States Licensed to Practice
  • State Bar of Nevada, 2004
  • State Bar of Connecticut, 2003
  • State Bar of Florida, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida