Gary W. Pollack is the Senior Litigation Partner and Managing Member of Pollack, Pollack & Kogan, LLC.
Mr. Pollack earned his undergraduate degree at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey before completing his law credentials at the University of Miami. He began his career as an attorney in 1980, working as an associate for the renowned Miami attorney Ellis Rubin. From 1989 through 2004, Mr. Pollack served on various Florida Bar committees, including the Florida Bar Grievance Committee and the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. Gary W. Pollack also served as the Chairman of the 11th Judicial Circuit Attorney Fee Arbitration Board for three years, and as Vice Chairman of the Florida Professional Ethics Committee for six years.
Mr. Pollack is a member of the Federal Bar, Florida Bar, and Bankruptcy Bar. He has appeared pro hace vice (as out of state counsel) in Tennessee, Georgia, California, and Wisconsin, as well as co-counsel in Trinidad and Tobago. In 1989, he argued a high-profile case before the Florida Supreme Court, obtaining a reversal of the death penalty sentence in the infamous “House of Pancakes” murder case, which later became the subject of Gary Provost’s critically acclaimed 1990 novel, Without Mercy.
Mr. Pollack has lectured throughout the United States on various legal topics, including collection agency techniques, credit management, Florida civil law procedure, and the use certified fraud examiners and expert witnesses in litigation.
Gary W. Pollack is also a certified Arbitrator and Mediator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He is frequently called upon to arbitrate disputes between the nation’s largest securities dealers and brokerages, and he has litigated over 200 bench and jury trials during his career.
Mr. Pollack enjoys spending time in the Florida Keys and North Carolina mountains. He remains a committed and trusted counselor and advisor with more than 35 years of experience, and he looks forward to continuing his practice alongside his talented and accomplished partners.