Gilbert Gugni


Gil is a Partner and one of the Firm’s Managing Directors. He has over 40 years of litigation experience, and presently concentrates his practice entirely to Family Law.

His experience includes handling complex divorce litigation in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Livingston, Lapeer, Washtenaw and St. Clair counties. He is involved in all aspects of Family Law, including cases involving high assets and custody disputes.

Gil is also actively involved as a Family Law mediator and arbitrator. He has been selected by his peers as a Michigan “Super Lawyer” in Family Law. His name is also included in U.S. News “Best Lawyers” (2010-2015), as well as a dbusiness Top Lawyers (2010-2015) in Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

He has spoken at several seminars, including for the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. He co-authored an article for the Michigan Family Law Journal (Special Issue, 2007) entitled “Child Custody: A Sample Letter to Client”.

Gil is a retired Naval Reserve Officer. He previously served in the Judge Advocate General Corps. of the U.S. Navy for approximately 22 years (5 years of active duty) where he attained the rank of Commander. He also received two Navy commendation medals during his tenure with the Naval Reserves.

Mr. Gugni has an “AV” Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking by peers for general ethical standards and legal ability. He has also been recognized as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Michigan by the New York Times in 2013 and 2015.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan 1975