Michael N. Kreitzer
- Chambers USA 2016
Michael N. Kreitzer is the Chair of the Firm's Litigation Group. He has been a Florida Bar Board Certified Attorney in Business Litigation since 1997. He has a broad commercial trial practice, with extensive experience in both jury and non-jury cases in state and federal trial courts, as well as appellate courts. His practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, lender liability and related financial institution litigation, construction litigation, and shareholder and partnership disputes. He also represents clients in eminent domain concerns, trusts and probate matters, common carrier law, and product liability disputes, as well as intellectual property claims, professional malpractice, and commercial landlord/tenant disputes.
Michael has substantial experience in all aspects of construction matters and litigation. He often represents developers and contractors in the negotiation of construction contracts utilizing traditional and non-traditional delivery systems (Design-Build, CM, CM at risk, Stipulated Sum and Cost Plus) and has had extensive involvement in work-out and take-over strategies related to troubled construction projects.
EducationThe George Washington University, J.D., National Law Center, with honors, 1987,University of Florida, B.S., Computer and Information Sciences, magna cum laude, 1984
InvolvementAmerican Bar AssociationConstruction Law Section
Litigation Pretrial Practice & Discovery Section
Co-Chair of the Federal Rules Revision SubcommitteeDade County Bar AssociationDade County Defense Bar AssociationThe Florida BarFriends of WLRNChair of the Board of DirectorsWolfsonian-FIU Advisory BoardChairman EmeritusUnited Way of Miami-DadeExecutive Cabinet Member of the Tocqueville Society
Court AdmissionsU.S. District Court, Northern District of FloridaU.S. District Court, Southern District of FloridaU.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Band 3, Chambers USA, Litigation: General Commercial, 2006 - present
Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star, 2008 - present
The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate, 2012 - present
Florida Super Lawyers, Top 100 Miami Super Lawyers, 2012 - 2013, 2015 - 2016
Florida Super Lawyers, 2006 - present
Florida Trend's Legal Elite, 2008 - 2011, 2013 - present
South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers, 2003 - present
Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyers, Complex/Business Litigation, Winner, 2007
Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyers, Construction/Real Estate, Winner, 2007
AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
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