The Law Offices of John M. Fitzgibbons is a Tampa firm whose practice is limited to criminal defense law and related matters. Mr. Fitzgibbons is a well-known former federal prosecutor and he and his firm with the assistance of expert investigators and forensic accountants have handled high-stakes criminal investigations and trials and have successfully represented a broad range of clients including business executives and employees, public officials, professional athletes, lawyers, physicians, corporations and individuals in a variety of serious matters from false allegations of sexual misconduct to sophisticated business cases to criminal tax cases to homicide. Mr. Fitzgibbons was named Tampa Lawyer of the Year in criminal defense by Best Lawyers in America in 2014, 2016, 2020 and 2023.

  • Best Lawyers in America: Criminal Defense, White-Collar AND Criminal Defense, General Practice
  • Best Lawyers in America: Best Law Firms in the United States: Criminal Defense, White-Collar AND Criminal Defense, General Practice
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney and Deputy Chief, Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Florida
  • Trial Attorney, Public Integrity Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
  • Special Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
  • Florida’s Super Lawyers, Criminal Defense
  • Tampa Bay Top Lawyers, Criminal Defense, Tampa Magazine
  • Board Certified Specialist, Criminal Trial Law, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Statewide Chair, Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (2009-2017)
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers