Partner at The Law Firm of Rogak, Gibbons & De Siver, LLP
Florence B. Gibbons
Florence B. Gibbons is an accomplished trial attorney who is also a Registered Nurse. Upon graduation from nursing school, she worked at NSUH Manhasset in Medicine/Neurology and Labor and Delivery for several years. She is experienced in the defense of medical and dental malpractice and has also represented nurses and physicians at disciplinary hearings. While she has litigated all different types of medical malpractice cases, Ms. Gibbons has particular expertise in cases involving obstetrics and gynecology. Before establishing Rogak, Gibbons & De Siver, LLP, Ms. Gibbons was a Partner in the Medical Malpractice Department of a large law firm on Long Island. She is a member of the Nassau County and New York State Bar Associations, the New York State Medical Defense Bar and the American Association of Nurse Attorneys.
Ms. Gibbons has lectured to the National Business Institute and Supreme Court Personnel concerning the analysis of medical records as well as the New York State Trial Lawyers Association on a panel speaking from the defense perspective, moderated by plaintiff’s attorney, Steven Pegalis. She has participated in Grand Rounds and lectured regarding risk management to residents at North Shore University Hospital. Ms. Gibbons was also called upon to speak about risk management for the Association of Hospital Risk Managers of New York. She has served as a referee in Court mediations, judged Moot Court competitions and has provided commentary for a legal publication. In her spare time, she is a voracious reader, engages in charity work and enjoys traveling.
Ms. Gibbons received her A.A.S. degree in Nursing from the State University of New York at Farmingdale, her B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from Adelphi University, and her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law.
Ms. Gibbons is admitted to the New York State Bar as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.