J. Phillip Gibbs

Partner Attorney
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Practice areas

Corporate LawMergers and AcquisitionsBusinessContracts, Venture Capital,  and Securities Law

Phil Gibbs, a partner at DMHD, focuses his practice on corporate law (including mergers and acquisitions), business, contracts, venture capital and securities law. He represents clients in business acquisitions, dispositions and mergers, as well as providing ongoing counseling regarding business formation, corporate governance, contract law and ancillary legal issues. He also counsels clients in obtaining capital through private placements, venture capital investments and other financing transactions.


  • University of Florida, J.D., 2005
  • University of Florida, B.A. (Criminology), 2001

Professional affiliations

  • Admitted to the Florida Bar, Business Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section and Environmental, Energy & Natural Resources Section
  • The Jacksonville Bar Association

civic involvement

  • University of Florida Alumni Association
  • Navy Ortega Little League


  • AV Peer Review Rated by Lexis Nexis | Martindale Hubbell 
  • Florida Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Star (2010)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Business Organizations Law, Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, and Venture Capital Law (2020-2024)
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