Christopher C. Fiore

Christopher C. Fiore


601 South Osprey Avenue
Sarasota, Florida 34236
Direct: 941.556.1485
Fax: 941.365.2916

Chris practices in the areas of construction law, surety law, and commercial litigation. Prior to joining Gurley Fant , Chris served as law clerk to the Honorable Meredith Sasso at the Fifth District Court of Appeal in Daytona Beach.

Originally from Tampa, Chris obtained his bachelor’s degree in Politics from the University of Dallas. After completing his undergraduate studies, he attended Ave Maria School of Law, graduating second in his class. Chris was invited to speak at the First District Court of Appeal for his exceptional score on the February 2019 Florida Bar Exam. Following his clerkship, Chris joined the Gurley Fant in early 2021.


  • Surety Law
  • Construction Law
  • Business & Commercial Litigation


  • J.D., Ave Maria School of Law, December 2018
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • St. Catherine of Alexandria Award
    • St. Raymond of Penyafort Award
    • CALI Awards for the highest grade in 11 classes
    • Champion, University of California Los Angeles Cybercrimes Moot Court Competition
    • Best Oralist, Robert H. Bork Internal Moot Court Competition
    • Best Brief, St. Thomas More Internal Moot Court Competition
    • Teaching Assistant
    • Research Assistant
    • Vice President of External Competitions, Ave Maria Moot Court Board
    • President, Legion of Mary
  • B.A. (Politics), University of Dallas, May 2016
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Willmore Kendall Award
    • Hatton W. Sumners Scholar
    • Best Orator, Texas Wesleyan Moot Court Tournament
    • President, Alexander Hamilton Society

Bar & Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2019