Bleakley Bavol Denman & Grace is pleased to announce that Douglas S. Gregory has joined the firm as a partner.   Gregory has over 33 years of experience providing litigation and transactional representation to clients in the areas of healthcare law, medical malpractice and medical device litigation, construction litigation, complex commercial litigation matters, business transactional and corporate law, animal law, real property, trusts and estates and real estate litigation.  Gregory has served as legal counsel and advisor to a variety of public and private companies and individuals.

Robert Bleakley, the firm’s Managing Partner, said, “We could not be more thrilled to add Doug to our partnership.  Doug is a veteran litigator with a well-earned reputation for court room competence and professionalism. Doug’s in-depth experience in health care, medical device and medical malpractice, among other areas, will be a blessing to our firm’s clients.”

During the 30+ years Gregory owned and managed his own firm there were several opportunities to join other firms, but BBDG was the first firm that truly seemed to be the right fit.  Gregory said, “They are an exceptional group of lawyers and staff to work with, have a sterling reputation, offer the ability for each of us to help and benefit our respective practice areas, and share a similar philosophy as to how best to serve our clients.”

Gregory has represented local, national, and international clients throughout the State of Florida and nationally, including Massachusetts, California, Texas, and Louisiana.  Gregory has handled litigation, appellate, and transactional matters in both state and federal courts.

Gregory received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Florida College of Law.  He is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, Animal Legal Defense Funds, Florida Bar Trial Lawyers (Health Law and Animal Law sections), Board of Directors Gasparilla Festival, Greenpeace, Florida Coastal Conservation, Humane Society and Metropolitan Ministries.

About Bleakley Bavol Denman & Grace

BBDG is an “AV” rated law firm serving business, family, and individual clients throughout Florida.  Founded in 2000, the firm consists of experienced and aggressive trial attorneys, meticulous business transaction lawyers, and thoughtful counselors.  The attorneys at BBDG are an extension of your business, family and individual needs and pride themselves on finding creative solutions to your legal problems.  Located just .3 miles from I-275 at 15316 N Florida Avenue in Tampa, Florida, BBDG is available for in-person consultation as well as phone and video conferencing.  Visit, or call 813.221.3759 to learn more.