Daniel C. Gibbons, Esq. was one of the recipients of the 2012 Leadership in Law Award from the Long Island Business News. Mr. Gibbons, who resides in Garden City with his wife Amy and three children, received the award at a gala dinner on November 29, 2012 at the Crest Hollow Country Club, in Woodbury, New York. The Leadership in Law Award was created to recognize individuals whose dedication to excellence and leadership, both in the legal profession and in the community, has had a positive impact on Long Island.
Mr. Gibbons is an attorney with Nixon Peabody LLP, which is a large international law firm with offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He earned a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Delaware, where he met his wife, and he earned his Juris Doctor degree at Hofstra University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude. Mr. Gibbons practices commercial litigation and health care litigation. He is also an active member of the community and uses his law degree to improve conditions on Long Island and for its residents. Mr. Gibbons is a member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, which is a not-for-profit organization that provides children who are facing adversity with strong, enduring and professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships. He actively fundraises for the organization and regularly supports other charitable endeavors as well. Mr. Gibbons also provides pro bono legal services to various local residents, including United States military veterans. He has provided representation to service persons in matters related to veteran’s benefits and challenges to the characterization of discharge from the armed forces.