Gregory M. Yaffa is a civil trial lawyer and shareholder in the law firm of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen. He devotes his practice to representing the victims of catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and insurance company bad faith. Mr. Yaffa is dedicated to litigating complex cases and righting wrongs for clients who have suffered devastating injuries due to the negligence and misconduct of businesses and insurance companies.
“Have worked with Sean, Greg and Fred on several cases. They are always responsive and top notch attorneys. Would recommend especially when the case must go to trial.
On top of being great attorneys, they always support the cause of justice in the community and in the State of Florida!”
In addition to his successful law practice, Mr. Yaffa has been elected into leadership by several respected professional associations. He is immediate Past President of the Palm Beach County Justice Association and was one of the youngest attorneys to hold the organizations’ highest office. Formerly, he served as President of the North County Section of the Palm Beach County Bar Association and Chair of the Young Lawyers Section of the Florida Justice Association.
Mr. Yaffa has earned an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell in the areas of Insurance, Personal Injury and Litigation. An AV Preeminent Rating is the highest rating that an attorney can receive and awarded only to those demonstrating the highest level of professional excellence. His reputation in the legal field has also earned him distinctions by The Best Lawyers in America©, Florida Super Lawyers, “Top Lawyer” status by South Florida Legal Guide and inclusion on Florida Trend’s Legal Elite list.
Mr. Yaffa is a regular columnist for the Florida Justice Association Journal where he provides expert analysis and insurance related case law updates. He was also featured by PBG Lifestyle Magazine in an article titled “Preserving a Legal Tradition.”
Mr. Yaffa received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond. He is admitted to practice law not only in the State Courts of Florida, but also in the Florida Federal Courts, including the United States District Court, Middle District Court of Florida, the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida and the United States District Court, Northern District of Florida.
Florida Bar, 2002
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2003
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2006
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2006
University of Richmond, B.A., 1998
University of Miami School of Law, J.D. degree, 2002
The Krupnick Award recognizes and honors a trial lawyer champion…
Jeanmarie Whalen and Gregory M. Yaffa were each recognized for Plaintiff Personal Injury…
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings surveys lawyers across multiple jurisdictions and geographic locations, in similar areas of practice…
Mr. Yaffa was also the recipient of the Florida Justice Association Bronze EAGLE Award during the Annual Convention. The Bronze EAGLE…
Gregory M. Yaffa, a shareholder at Domnick Cunningham & Whalen was a presenter on the Florida Justice Association Boot Camp Webinar series on April 16, 2019. His topic “Insurance & Bad Faith: It’s Tricky,” is part of an online webinar series that provides specialized training…
“Handling personal injury cases after Harvey v. GEICO” provided the audience with an update on the recent Suzanne Harvey, etc. v. Geico General Insurance Company Florida…
Mr. Yaffa is an active member of several professional associations and has held esteemed leadership positions including