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Michael is a partner in the firm’s Palm Beach Gardens, Florida office. Michael focuses his practice on litigating general liability, product liability, and professional liability matters. A significant portion of his practice involves commercial trucking, premises liability and construction defect claims. In addition, Michael litigates product liability cases on behalf of manufacturers and distributors.

Michael has considerable experience representing national clients and numerous Captive Members involved in significant claims from the initial investigation period through the discovery process and to trial. He has been directing the investigation of catastrophic accidents throughout the country on behalf of his clients in order to gather critical evidence and to protect their interests. As such, he is a frequent lecturer to both clients and conference audiences on topics related to claim handling and proper investigation and catastrophic accidents.

Michael’s broad litigation skills enable him to efficiently structure and execute strategies that obtain favorable outcomes for clients.

As a former Assistant State Attorney with the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office, Michael prosecuted misdemeanor and felony crimes. During his tenure as a prosecutor, he became a division chief and litigated numerous jury trials from voir dire to verdict. This experience has provided Michael with a strong foundation in trial law and a greater insight into negotiating and developing strategies.


  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., 2001
  • University of Florida, B. S.


  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Texas