About the Ruby GALA

The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber Of Commerce (MDGLCC) will honor corporate and individual support­ers of the Miami-Dade LGBT community at The Topaz Gala; its 17th Annual Gala Awards Celebration on Satur­day, May 19th, 2018 at the Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.  This year's Gala is once again presented by Wells Fargo.

Over 500 + guests are expected to be in attendance to pay tribute to the honorees selected for their long-term commitment to fostering diversity, as well as for their efforts in contributing to the overall well-being and quality of life in south Florida. While at its core, the Gala is a networking event, the evening will have many surprises to make it a fun and a memorable evening.

This annual event, MDGLCC’s principal fundraising ef­fort of the year, helps sustain operations and the ever-increasing demand to expand programming.  The Ruby Gala will consist of a fabulous cocktail reception and an interactive silent auction (6pm) followed by a grand buffet (7:30pm), awards ceremony (9pm), and moonlight networking (10pm). 

Meet the GALA Chair

Marty Davis, President at Legal Solutions Group, P.L.

With more than 30 years of experience providing legal counsel to corporations, business entities and individuals, Mr. Davis’ strengths are his strong litigation and negotiation skills in contracts, real estate, worker’s compensation, and insurance issues, premises liability, complex litigation, and medical malpractice, always representing the corporation or the defendant.

Throughout his career, Marty has represented self-insured entities, such as corporations and municipalities, using his strong mediation skills to the advantage of his clients. He has comprehensive experience in the real estate industry, with a unique understanding of issues related to condo conversions, commercial and residential closings, and issuance of real estate title policies.

Marty also has considerable trial work experience, including: insurance defense, personal injury, premises liability and workers’ compensation. Mr. Davis utilizes his legal experience to enhance his business-consulting clients, where he helps his corporate and small business clients build a circle of influence in the community and State

Mr. Davis has a tremendous commitment to community service and involvement. He believes that passing quality referrals to others wherever possible, as well as building on significant relationships, is the hallmark to success.

Also very active in the not-for-profit sector, Marty is the Trustee and Executive Director of the Rosalind R. Ludwig Children’s Foundation. He also sits on the Board of Directors for Hands2Help, a Miami-Dade County, Florida organization that mentors at-risk girls aged 8-18 , as well as the Women's Fund of Miami-Dade County.