Florida Debt Collection Attorney
Partner, Shareholder, Marcadis Singer PA
Practicing Law in Florida since 1979
Gil is a Florida Debt Collection Attorney, and Partner in Marcadis Singer, PA.
Gil was born New York, New York, 1955; admitted to the Florida Bar, 1979. Education: Emory University, B.A., 1976; University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1979. Member: The Florida Bar, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Commercial Law League of America, AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell. For over 36 years, Gil has been a member of the Kiwanis Club of Tampa where he served as President during 1996 – 1997 and was the recipient of the Doyle Carlton Memorial Award in 2002 honoring the Kiwanian of the Year.
Gil serves on the Hillsborough County Republican Executive Committee and was their attorney for over 20 years. He led the Hillsborough County legal response team for the reelection of Governor Jeb Bush in 2002. He was a member of President George W. Bush’s Legal Team, and actively participated in the 2000 Florida recount. He also participated as a member of John McCain’s and Mitt Romney’s legal team.
Mr. Singer is a founding member and former president of the Grand Krewe de Libertalia, the first multi-cultural Krewe in Tampa history and he was a longtime volunteer attorney for the Guardian Ad Litem program in Hillsborough County. In 1996, he was honored by the Florida Bar and the Florida Supreme Court for his pro bono service. He currently volunteers with Crossroads, representing older children in foster care. He has also been active as a board member for Joshua House, a Kid’s place, LifeLink, and has served on the Citizens Advisory Commission to the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners.
In 2002, Governor Jeb Bush appointed Gil to the Florida Commission on Human Relations, where he served a four-year term as Commissioner. In 2007, Governor Charlie Crist re-appointed him to this same post, where he was elected and currently serves as Chairman of the Commission. Gil has been and continues to be active as a volunteer in local, statewide and national political campaigns.
In 2011, Mr. Singer was appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to the Judicial Nominating Commission of the 13th Judicial Circuit. In 2017 he was elected to Vice Chair of the Judicial Nominating Commission of the 13th Judicial Circuit. This commission interviews potential judicial appointees and makes recommendations for judicial appointment to the Governor.
Mr. Singer is a member of the Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club and The Royal Krewe of Privateers.