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Kimberly N. Gorak

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Tampa
Senior Associate

Phone

(813) 281-1900

Address

777 S. Harbour Island Boulevard
#500
Tampa, Florida
33602

Email

Practice Areas

  • Casualty Defense Litigation
  • Construction
  • Coverage Defense
  • Extra-Contractual

Education

  • University of Central Florida
  • Nova Southeastern University
Kimberly N. Gorak is a Senior Associate at Butler Pappas.
Kimberly received her Bachelor's degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida in 2002.  She received her Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Nova Southeastern University in 2007.  She also served as Articles Editor for Nova Law Review.  In 2012, Kimberly attended the International Association of Defense Counsel's annual Trial Academy at Stanford Law School.
 
Kimberly is admitted to practice in Florida state courts as well as the Federal Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.  Kimberly's primary areas of practice include third party coverage, bad faith and liability defense.  Most of her coverage work is devoted to commercial general liability coverage disputes and excess/umbrella coverage disputes.  Kimberly also focuses on general tort, premises liability and complex construction litigation. 

Kimberly is a member of the ABA's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and the Defense Research Institute's Insurance Law Committee.  Recently she contributed to the DRI's Florida chapter of a multi-state compendium titled, The Professional Liability Insurance Coverage: A Compendium of State Law.

Publications

Case Types

  • Advertising Injury - Coverage
  • Agent/Broker Liability
  • Automobile Claims
  • Bad Faith
  • Business Interruption - Coverage
  • Casualty Defense Litigation
  • CGL
  • Civil Remedy Notices
  • Complex Liability Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Design
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Drainage
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Excess Claims
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Indemnity Claims
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Roof
  • Construction Defect Litigation - Stucco
  • Coverage - Advertising Injury
  • Coverage - Bodily Injury
  • Coverage - First Party Automobile
  • Coverage - First Party Property
  • Coverage - Personal Injury
  • First Party Coverage Issues
  • General Liability - Coverage
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Motor Vehicle Claims
  • Personal Injury - Coverage
  • Personal Injury Protection
  • PIP
  • Standard Liability
  • Third Party Coverage Issues
  • Third Party Liability