R. Kyle Gavin

  • 301 West Bay Street, Suite 1030
  • Jacksonville, FL 32202

Kyle Gavin has over 25 years of experience as a civil trial and appellate attorney. He has been with the Firm since its inception in 1991, having previously practiced in Jacksonville since 1988. Mr. Gavin’s practice includes business and commercial litigation, product liability, warranty claims, professional negligence, securities litigation, intellectual property matters, contract and insurance disputes, construction litigation, medical device litigation, toxic torts, personal injury, and wrongful death claims.

Kyle Gavin is admitted to all state and federal courts in Florida, including the federal Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been published in The Florida Law Review and is a contributing author to Business Litigation in Florida. Mr. Gavin has earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible attorney rating of “AV.” He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Florida Super Lawyers. He is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association and the Florida Bar. He has participated on numerous bar association committees, including The Florida Bar’s Judicial Nominating Procedures Rules Committee, the Code and Rules of Evidence Committee, and the Fee Arbitration Committee. He is a member of the Business Law Section and the Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar and the American Inns of Court. Mr. Gavin also devotes time to handling pro bono cases for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid and is active in his local church and community, including youth sports.

Kyle Gavin graduated magna cum laude from Florida State University in 1980 with a major in Risk Management and Insurance. After working for an insurance brokerage firm in Tampa and Jacksonville, Mr. Gavin attended law school at the University of Florida, where he served as Associate Editor of The University of Florida Law Review and graduated with honors in 1987. Kyle and his wife, Kristy, have three children.

R. Kyle Gavin

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Securities
  • Intellectual Property
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance
  • Construction
  • Medical Device
  • Warranty Claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Appeals
  • Arbitration


  • B.S. Risk Management & Insurance, Magna Cum Laude, Florida State University 1980
  • J.D., with honors, University of Florida 1987

Court Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell’s “AV” Rating
  • Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury Litigation, Professional Malpractice
  • Florida Super Lawyers