Christian M. Gunneson

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Biography

Christian is senior counsel in WSHB’s Florida offices where his practice concentrates on assisting London market insuring and reinsuring syndicates and companies with various coverage matters and coverage litigation. He has experience litigating disputes arising under first and third party commercial general liability coverages, products-completed operations hazard coverages, and professional liability policies. Specifically, Christian has litigated and analyzed coverage issues arising under class action products liability claims, Telephone Consumer Protection Act claims, construction defect claims, and sexual abuse claims. Christian also provides coverage advice to clients to assist them in avoiding disputes without the need for litigation.

In addition to his coverage practice, Christian has experience representing businesses in employment litigation and wrongful termination defense matters, harassment and retaliation claims, Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) claims, Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) claims, and Florida Minimum Wage Act (“FMWA”) claims. He has also represented attorneys in malpractice actions in both Florida and Connecticut, and has represented businesses - including some of the country’s largest insurance brokerages - in trade secret, non-compete, and intellectual property litigation.

Christian is a magna cum laude graduate of the Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he was the publication editor of the Quinnipiac Health Law Journal and President of the Mock Trial Society. While in law school, Christian was a research assistant for Professor Stephen Gilles and was a judicial extern for the Honorable Dominic J. Squatrito of the United States District Court for he District of Connecticut and the Honorable Howard T. Owens Jr. of the Connecticut Superior Court. Christian received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Providence College.

Community Activities

Volunteer “Guide”, The Resolution Project

Awards & Accomplishments

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016-2018

Publications

Why Fast Food Bans are the Wrong Solution to Address America’s Obesity Problem and What Should Be Done Instead, 15 Quinnipiac Health Law Journal 209 (2012).

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Insurance
  • London Insurance Market
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Medical Malpractice and Healthcare Law
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(813) 422-6915  Phone
www.wshblaw.com
University Attended:
Providence College, B.A., 2008
Law School Attended:
Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
Year of First Admission:
2012
Admission:
Florida; Connecticut
Languages:
Spanish
ISLN:
921943654

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Miami, Florida

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