Christine A. Gudaitis

Shareholder

Location: Miami, FL

Phone: 305-577-3996 Fax: 305-577-3558 Email: cgudaitis@vpl-law.com
Christine A. Gudaitis

Christine A. Gudaitis is a shareholder in the law firm of Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, P.A., with offices in Miami and Orlando. She concentrates her practice in the area of complex insurance coverage litigation, representing corporate policyholders in state and federal courts in Florida and nationwide. Her clients include general contractors, developers, pharmaceutical corporations, chemical manufacturers, municipalities and brokerage houses, as well as various non-profit organizations. In addition to litigation, she helps clients assess and manage risk through insurance programs and provides guidance on contracts impacting coverage and liability. Ms. Gudaitis has written extensively on the subjects of risk management, insurance coverage, and bad faith, and has been a presenter at numerous conferences on complex coverage issues.

Born in New Jersey, Ms. Gudaitis received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. Ms. Gudaitis is a member of the Dade County and American Bar Associations, the Florida Association of Women Lawyers, the Miami-Dade Justice Association, the Miami-Dade County Bar Association Construction Law Committee, the Florida Justice Association and the Women’s Construction Litigation Alliance.

In addition, Ms. Gudaitis is a panelist for United Policyholder’s “Ask an Expert” forum, Vice-Chair of the Miami-Dade County Library Advisory Board, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Miami-Dade County Law Library, a member of the University of Miami Citizens Board, and a South Florida alumnae representative for Mount Holyoke College. She resides in Miami Beach.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. cum laude – May, 2001
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi Honor Society, Dean’s Merit Scholarship Recipient, Dean’s List, CALI Excellence for the Future Award
    • Law Review: University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review, Member
  • Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts
    • B.A. – 1990
    • Major: Politic

Recent Presentations and Writings

  • The Seminar Group – Insurance in the Construction Industry Seminar, Presenter: OCIPs, CCIPs, WRAPs, Subguard and Non-Traditional Insurance”, May 11-12, 2017.
  • American Bar Association Section of Litigation Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar, Presenter: Addressing Critical Coverage Issues Before, During and After Mediation: Putting the Horse Before the Cart”, March 1-4, 2017.
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