Gus Centrone, an AV-Preeminent Rated attorney, has dedicated his career to the practice of law since 2006, specializing in criminal defense and consumer protection. As a distinguished graduate of the Washington & Lee University School of Law, Mr. Centrone has skillfully defended individuals accused of diverse crimes in both state and federal courts, encompassing charges such as felony drug possession/trafficking, mortgage fraud, credit card fraud, sex crimes, battery, and homicide.
Beyond this, Mr. Centrone’s expertise extends to the representation of high-profile white-collar criminal defendants, including corporate executives, judges, and sports figures, primarily in federal court. His professional endeavors also involve the representation of various entities, such as government contractors, HMOs, and local and national businesses, in matters of internal investigations and litigation.
In addition to defending the rights of corporations, Mr. Centrone is a staunch advocate for consumers, often stepping in to represent those wronged by corporate and banking malpractices. His commitment to justice is further demonstrated by his appointment as class counsel in significant actions affecting numerous consumers.
In terms of professional service, Mr. Centrone has taken on prominent leadership roles. He presently serves as Treasurer of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and holds the title of Past President of the North Tampa Bar Association. He is also a member of the Florida Bar Consumer Protection Committee.