Michael N. Kreitzer

Partner, Litigation Practice Group Chair
Area of Focus: Litigation
"He's a great lawyer - he's smart, practical, a problem solver, and has good litigation instincts."
- 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.

  • The George Washington University, J.D., National Law Center, with honors, 1987,  
    University of Florida, B.S., Computer and Information Sciences, magna cum laude, 1984
  • American Bar Association
    Construction Law Section
    Litigation Pretrial Practice & Discovery Section
    Co-Chair of the Federal Rules Revision Subcommittee
    Dade County Bar Association
    Dade County Defense Bar Association
    The Florida Bar
    Friends of WLRN
    Chair of the Board of Directors
    Wolfsonian-FIU Advisory Board
    Chairman Emeritus
    United Way of Miami-Dade
    Executive Cabinet Member of the Tocqueville Society
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
    U.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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