Sarasota, Florida – October 22, 2013 – Gurley & Associates, a Sarasota law firm specializing in construction law, surety law and commercial litigation, is pleased to add Senior Associate Ben Vitale to the firm’s growing team of attorneys. Vitale joins Gurley & Associates from a high-end Fortune 500 law firm in Atlanta, Georgia, where he specialized in complex commercial litigation.
Raised in Lakeland, Florida, Vitale earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School before relocating to Atlanta, Georgia. In Atlanta, Vitale began his practice with a large law firm in the areas of insurance and reinsurance dispute resolution, complex commercial litigation, and products liability, mass torts, and class action litigation. In 2012, Vitale returned to Florida with his wife, Bobbi Jayne. “The combination of David Gurley’s vision, the firm’s renowned integrity and the impressive list of sophisticated clients attracted me to Gurley & Associates,” said Ben Vitale, Senior Associate. “I have the opportunity to manage a variety of challenging projects, which allows me to utilize the talents I developed over the years.”
Vitale brings experience in representing and advising Fortune 500 companies, regional, national, and international businesses, and individuals from a broad spectrum of industries. He has also successfully represented clients throughout the United States in federal and state court consumer class actions, administrative and regulatory proceedings, and a wide variety of complex civil and commercial disputes.
Gurley & Associates effectively and efficiently represents its clients in all state and federal courts of Florida, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and Texas. The firm also holds the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest attainable rating for legal services and ethics.
About Gurley & Associates
Gurley & Associates was founded with a focused philosophy toward the delivery of legal services: Identify an issue and then solve it as quickly and efficiently as possible. David Gurley, founding member and president, is an expert in Construction Law and has been a principle of the firm since its inception in 2002. The firm proudly holds the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest attainable rating for legal expertise and ethics. For more information, visit www.GurleyAssociates.com.
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