Gian Ratnapala, Of Counsel
Florida, New York, New Jersey
Gian Ratnapala earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 2004, Cum Laude, in Computer Science and Music from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He then received his Juris Doctor in 2010, Magna Cum Laude, from St Thomas University School of law. Gian has been a member of The Florida Bar since 2012 and is also licensed to practice in the states of New Jersey and New York. In addition, Gian is admitted to practice in united States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of New Jersey, Northern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, and Southern District of Florida.
In 2008, Gian worked as a Judicial Intern for Judge David Gersten, Florida Third District Court of Appeal Gian joined PeytonBolin, PL. as a law clerk in April 2009 and continued with the firm as the lead bankruptcy counsel and managed bankruptcy, probate, tax, business litigation, and general counsel work for community associations. In February 2016, Gian launched GCR Business Law, PLLC—a full service business law practice, with a concentration on chapter 11 small business reorganization, business formation, merger, dissolution, asset sales, and litigation He also continuedrepresenting community associations, as well as advising and consulting with real estate investors. Gian joined Shendell & Pollock, PL bringing his expertise in the areas of community association law, bankruptcy law, and business corporations to the firm.