Gus M. Centrone
Gus Centrone has been practicing law since 2006 and is an AV-Preeminent Rated attorney. He started his career defending high-profile, white-collar criminal defendants, such as corporate executives, judges, and sports figures, typically in federal court. His work also involved representation of corporations, including government contractors, HMOs, and local restaurants, in internal investigations and litigation.
Centrone has defended people accused of a variety of crimes in both state and federal courts. Those crimes range from felony drug possession/trafficking, mortgage fraud, credit card fraud, sex crimes, battery, and attempted murder.
In 2009, Centrone also began representing individuals and businesses in the area of consumer protection law, primarily representing individuals and Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice. Those matters involved alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Credit Repair Organizations Act, and the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.
Centrone has appeared in a variety of the nation’s courts, both trial and appellate, at both the state and federal level. He has also litigated class actions and multidistrict litigation.
A Tampa native, Centrone is a graduate of Washington & Lee University School of Law, and has authored articles on federal sentencing and other topics.