Pierce Giboney joined Gunster in 2019 as a member of the firm’s Business Litigation practice group. Pierce’s practice ranges from complex class actions to employment law.
Analytical, Pierce likes to simplify complex issues in an effort to creatively solve problems for clients. He leverages his engineering background to deliver a unique perspective on legal issues.
Prior to attending law school, Pierce was an engineering programs manager for CSX Transportation in Jacksonville, Florida. In this role, he worked closely with CSX’s legal department, which ignited his interest in the legal field.
Pierce graduated magna cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2016. There, he made contributions to the Florida Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif, an honorary scholastic society that represents the top 10% of each graduating class. While at law school, Pierce was a summer associate at CSX Transportation (2014) and Gunster (2015). He also clerked for Judge Harvey E. Schlesinger of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Pierce has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology from Georgia Southern University, where he graduated cum laude with honors in 2008 and played offensive line for the Eagles football team.
Pierce is an Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts of America. When he is not practicing law, he enjoys playing chess, strength training, and barbecuing.
- “Don’t Ground Me Bro!: Private Ownership of Airspace and How It Invalidates the FAA’s Prohibition on Low Altitude Commercial Drone Operations,” 67 FLA. L. REV. 2149, 2015
- Order of the Coif, 2016-present
- Florida Law Review