Ian Gillan serves as a partner in WSHB's Orlando and Miami offices, where he handles complex litigation cases in state and federal courts. He focuses his practice on defending insurers in coverage, compliance, and extra-contractual/bad faith litigation. Ian provides guidance to insurers and insured parties on insurance coverage and risk evaluation, demonstrating a deep understanding of both the business and legal aspects of the insurance industry. He is particularly intrigued by the advancements in technology within the field.

Additionally, Ian represents developers and general contractors in construction litigation and appeals. His construction practice encompasses various dispute resolution methods, including arbitration, mediation, and litigation in both State and Federal Courts. Ian is committed to developing and executing efficient and innovative strategies for resolving his cases.

Originally from Cumberland, Rhode Island, Ian graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Rhode Island College and obtained his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law. During his time in law school, he held the position of Executive Board Editor of the Moot Court Honors Society and participated in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Ian was recognized with awards for Outstanding Legal Scholarship, Excellence in Oral Advocacy, and Service to the Law School during his studies at Quinnipiac University School of Law.



  • Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D., 2003)
  • Rhode Island College (B.A., 2000)

Licensed to Practice in

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


Events, Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • “Taking the ‘Complex’ Out of Construction Defect Cases,” Speaker, Perrin Conferences Webcast, July 2020
  • “Right to Repair Act,” Speaker, 2nd Annual Perrin National Construction Defect Conference, November 2016



  • WSIA
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

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