• The Florida Bar Tony Boggs Excellence in Discipline Award
  • University of Florida Outstanding Young Alumnus Award
  • Rated AV-Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell
  • "Top 100" Georgia Super Lawyers (2015-19)
  • Georgia Super Lawyer (2014-19)
  • Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star (2009-12)
  • Georgia Trend "Legal Elite" (2010-18) (both Trial & Business Law)
  • Profiled in Georgia Trend as a "Legal Elite" top vote receiver in Business Law (2015)
  • Georgia Local Litigation Star, Euromoney's Benchmark Plaintiffs
  • Burgoon Law Firm named a leading Georgia litigation firm in Euromoney's Benchmark Plaintiffs
  • "Top 40 Under 40," National Trial Lawyers
  • Pro Bono Honor Roll, State Bar of Georgia


  • Named University of Florida's Outstanding Male Leader for graduating class
  • University of Florida Hall of Fame
  • UF College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame
  • UF College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Four-Year Scholar
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Order of the Coif
  • Florida Blue Key Leadership Honorary

honors & recognitions




​​Diversion to Disbarment; The Florida Lawyer Discipline System, Florida Bar News (Dec. 1, 2013)

The Bar's Procedure for Investigating and Prosecuting Disciplinary Complaints, Florida Bar News (Feb. 1, 2014)

Rocky Mountain Flying, Vectors (Florida’s Aviation Law Journal), Vol. 4, Issue 1 (Nov. 2015) 

Brian Burgoon recognizes the importance of leadership and community service, and has given extensively of his time and expertise in leadership roles with various organizations.  Brian's commitment to public service began in college and law school, and he has carried on that commitment in professional life.  The organizations Brian has served include the following:

The Florida Bar

  • Board of Governors (2000-present)
  • Executive Committee (2011-15, 2017-present)
  • Chair, Technology Committee (2018-present)
  • Chair-Elect/Vice Chair, Disciplinary Review Committee (2018-present)
  • Past Chair/Co-Chair, Disciplinary Review Committee (4 terms)
  • Past Chair, Rules Committee
  • Hawkins Commission on the Review of the Discipline System
  • Board Liaison, Aviation Law Committee
  • Served on Strategic Planning, Professional Ethics Review, Program Evaluation, Communications, Audit, Disciplinary Procedures, Grievance Mediation & Fee Arbitration, Consumer Protection Law, Pro Bono Legal Services and Member Benefits Committees
  • Florida Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Executive Council, Out-of-State Division

State Bar of Georgia

  • Appointed by Georgia Supreme Court to serve as a Special Master to preside over attorney disciplinary proceedings
  • Aviation Law Section
  • Past Member, YLD Business Law Committee

University of Florida Alumni Association

  • President (2018-present)
  • President-Elect (2017-18)
  • Vice President (2016-17)
  • Executive Committee (2014-present)
  • Board of Directors (2010-present)

University of Florida College of Law

  • Trustee, UF College of Law Board of Trustees (2014-15, 2016-present)
  • President, UF College of Law Alumni Council (2014-15)

University of Florida Foundation

  • National Board of Directors (2018-present)
  • Nominating Committee (2016-17, 2018-present)
  • Audit Committee (2017-18)
  • Leadership Council, Florida Opportunity Scholars Program (2014-present)


  • Student Body President, University of Florida
  • President/Chair, State Council of Student Body Presidents, State of Florida