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Anthony Gurvis, ESQ

(Ohio Office)

Anthony Gurvis has been practicing personal injury law since 1981. Mr. Gurvis graduated from Columbia University in New York City and the University of Miami Law School in Miami, Florida. He grew up around cars and motorcycles his entire life. Anthony’s father was an owner of a company that manufactured automobile convertible tops and interiors. Since he was 15, he worked in his factory every summer until he finished law school. Before graduating from law school, a good friend of Mr. Gurvis was hit by a drunk driver who ran a red light. His friend sustained terrible injuries, and he spent quite a lot of time that summer with him as he went through his long recovery process.

Peter B. Rodocker

ESQ., Partner
(Ohio Office)

Peter has been our firms Managing Attorney for 3 years and has more than 10 years of litigation experience spanning both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining the R&G Personal Injury Lawyers, Peter served as an Assistant State Public Defender, and he worked as counsel for a Fortune500 insurance company.

Peter earned his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University (1993) and his legal degree from Capital University (1996). A lifelong resident of central Ohio, he enjoys playing tennis and golf as well as supporting the Buckeyes. Apart from his professional career, Peter is a husband and the father of four wonderful children. 

Dennis Breen, ESQ.

Dennis A. Breen was born and raised in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York. After high school, he attended SUNY Brockport where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. Following undergraduate school, he obtained a Masters of Arts in Teaching from SUNY Binghamton. He is also a certified social studies teacher. Following graduate school, Dennis went to law school at the University of Dayton School of Law where he graduated in two-and-a-half years while working as a legal research associate at LexisNexis. After graduation, Dennis worked at a number of defense firms providing insurance defense to litigants.

West published a formbook authored by Dennis in conjunction with John Moore, and the New York Law Journal has published an article of Risk Retention Groups authored by Dennis. He has also authored countless motions and appeals over the years, as well as trying a large number of cases to verdict. Presently, Dennis is married, has two children, and resides in North Carolina. Dennis was an Independent Candidate for the United States Congress seat for the 7th Congressional District in 2012. He has proudly been at R&G Personal Injury since 2020.

Matthew W. Saliba, Esq.

North Carolina

The Verdict is in, Matthew W. Saliba, Esq. has joined forces with the Team at NEW FIRM NAME, as their new Managing Attorney for North Carolina.  “Keep Calm and Let Saliba Handle It.”  Matthew Saliba is a seasoned and accomplished New York City trial attorney who has relocated to North Carolina to continue zealously representing his clients to obtain the compensation they deserve.  He is a hands-on, aggressive and proactive litigation professional that will stop at nothing short of excellence and exceeding your expectations.  Matthew graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1998 and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1999, and looks forward to the honor of becoming a member of the North Carolina Bar in 2023. Matthew is Practicing law in NC pursuant to 5.5(e) of the NC Rules of Professional Conduct as his Comity application is pending in NC. He continues to be an active member of the New York State bar and is admitted to the Eastern and Southern Federal District Courts of New York.

For over twenty-four years he has been the Senior Trial Attorney at a prestigious New York City law firm.  Throughout his legal career he has tirelessly fought for the rights of those injured by the negligence of others to ensure his clients receive the justice they deserve, and has successfully litigated and negotiated the settlement of thousands of cases, obtaining the compensation each client deserved.  He is well respected and appreciated by his clients, peers and the Courts alike for being a meticulous advocate, for his effective negotiation and trial skills, as well as for his unwavering dedication to obtaining the best results for his clients. Mr. Saliba has never backed down from a fight and is always ready to step up to protect the interests of those he represents, whether it be against large or small entities.  “If the case does not settle, you must be prepared to proceed to trial,” Mr. Saliba says.  “Our clients can count on us to be ready for that day, if necessary.” Aside from his professional career, Mr. Saliba is a proud husband, and the father of three wonderful children.  He enjoys traveling and experiencing other cultures along the way. He is also an avid martial artist, collector of classic cars, foodie and enjoys an active lifestyle and spending time with his family.

Payton Peoples, Paralegal

(Ohio Office)

Payton is the Paralegal with the R&G Personal Injury Lawyers. Mr. Peoples has been working with the firm since 2021. Payton has assisted with settlement of hundreds of cases. Mr. Peoples most cherished part of his job is achieving the best settlement for his clients to ease their troubles caused by their loss.

Payton obtained his paralegal degree at Eastern Gateway Community College where he earned Summa Cum Laude. He also plans to attend law school in the future to further his experience and knowledge of the legal field.  

Victoria Santiago, ESQ.

North Carolina

Victoria Santiago is a native of Brooklyn NY Victoria graduated from Midwood High School before attending the Katharine Gibbs School and later Monroe College. After earning her B.S. majoring in Criminal Justice and minoring in Legal Studies, she chose to attend Capital University Law School in Columbus, OH.

Victoria has been a paralegal for over 15 years and has settled numerous cases since being sworn in November 2022.  Victoria’s practice primarily focuses on Personal Injury and representing people that have been injured due to the negligence or carelessness of others. Since joining The Gurvis Law Group in 2023, she has acted in numerous roles in recovering settlements on behalf of The Gurvis Law Group’s clients. She enjoys not only fighting for his clients, but also building relationships with them.  Victoria has one son who is in active duty in the United States Air Force.