Gregory P. Brown - Hill Ward Henderson

Gregory P. Brown

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 813-227-8459

Greg is a Shareholder in Hill Ward Henderson's Litigation Group. His practice primarily involves real estate-related commercial and construction litigation, concentrating in the representation of developers and contractors. He also focuses a portion of his practice on representing sureties in contract and commercial bond matters, creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, and he defends and prosecutes trade secret and non-compete cases.

Greg has represented several of the nation’s largest homebuilders in matters ranging from class action defect litigation to turnover and post-turnover homeowner association disputes, and has secured defense verdicts and judgments in recent mulit-million dollar jury and non-jury trials. He also successfully argued a bankruptcy appeal firmly establishing the superiority of a surety’s equitable rights to contract proceeds over the claim of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee, creating significant national precedent.

Greg is active in both professional and Florida Bar-related activities. He was recently appointed to serve a three-year term as a member of The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors. He also serves on The Florida Bar's Civil Procedure Rules Committee. Greg has served several terms as both an elected board member and officer of The Florida Bar Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Division, as Vice Chair of the Florida Law Related Education Committee and as an Ex Officio Board Member to the Hillsborough County Bar Association. He is a Leadership Tampa Alumni and has recently joined the Outreach Committee. Greg is an active member of the Tampa Bay Builders Association, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Southern Surety & Fidelity Claims Conference.

Greg is active in the community, concentrating most of his efforts on public education endeavors. He helped to found a statewide moot court program, now sponsored by FLREA and The Florida Bar, as well as the Robert J. Simms Mock Trial Competition. Greg, who has four children, currently serves as a soccer coach for the Tampa YMCA Kids Soccer Program, has been a Boy Scouts den leader for Pack 22, a little league coach, and an avid audience member for various recitals. Greg has coached the Riverview High School Mock Trial Team for over a decade, leading them to seven consecutive county championships, one state final, several top-five finishes and one top-15 national finish. Greg also remains involved with the University of Pennsylvania and University of Florida alumni associations.

University of PennsylvaniaBA 1990University of FloridaJ.D. 1996

Office Location

Bank of America Plaza, Suite 3700
101 East Kennedy Boulevard
P.O. Box 2231
Tampa, FL 33602
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation