Gilbert L. Feltel Jr.

Gil is an accomplished trial advocate and business lawyer, earning broad experience over his 23-year career. He is Board Certified by the Florida Bar for his expertise in Business Litigation and is also rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale Hubble, top rated (Superb) by AVVO, and has been named to Legal Elite and Super Lawyers multiple times.

Legal Experience

Assistant General Counsel, CSX Corporation; General Counsel, CSX Intermodal, Inc. – Served as an executive team member and primary legal advisor for business units with annual revenues in excess of $1 billion.

General Counsel, The First Tee – Served on an executive team and secured agreements for golf facility developments for a major golf industry initiative.

Private Attorney – Litigated a broad range of cases in state and federal courts and arbitration tribunals through all phases of trial.

Assistant State Attorney, Florida Fourth Judicial Circuit - Successfully prosecuted homicides and complex white-collar schemes through all phases of trial.


Chairman and Commissioner - Judicial Nominating Commission for Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit; Chairman - Jacksonville Bar Professionalism Section and Judicial Relations Committee.

Board Member - Salvation Army of Northeast Florida (Executive Committee), The 200 Club of Jacksonville, The San Jose Jacksonville Athletic Association, the Jacksonville Lawyer’s Chapter of The Federalist Society, Eleventh Circuit Historical Society.

Florida Blue Key Honor Fraternity; past President of the University of Florida Student Senate; FBI Citizens Academy

Gil, with his wife and three children, attends and serves at Christian Family Chapel church and has also had the privilege of serving on several overseas mission trips. Gil enjoys a variety of outdoor sports and is an active member of the National Rifle Association, Safari Club International and Ducks Unlimited.

Selected Cases

  • In re: The El Faro Incident Off the Coast of the Bahamas on October 1, 2015, NTSB Accident No. DCA16MM0001
  • Inquiry Concerning a Judge (MH), Supreme Court of Florida Case No. SC16-1278
  • The Travelers Companies, Inc. v. Gabriel Carrillo, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Case No. 3:13-cv-267-JLA-PDB
  • Conlon v. The City of Fernandina Beach, Florida 4th Circuit Case No. 2011-CA-426 (Nassau County)
  • Premier Automotive on Atlantic, LLC v. Bank of America, N.A., 34 So. 3d 7 (Fla. 1st DCA 2010)
  • Philips v. Oracal USA, Inc., Florida 4th Circuit Case No. 16-2007-CA-6905
  • Modis, Inc. v. Cooper, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Case No. 3:10-cv-484-J-34JRK
  • Silverton Bank, N.A. v. Goodbys Creek, LLC, Florida 4th Circuit Case No. 16-2008-CA-4688