Michael practices in a wide variety of legal disciplines, representing clients across a range of industries. While his practice focuses on product liability defense, Michael has also represented clients in business litigation, class action, public records litigation, professional liability cases and appellate matters.

Before joining Shook, Michael began his legal career as a law clerk to the Hon. Mark W. Klingensmith of Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal. He also worked as a litigation associate at a large Florida law firm in Fort Lauderdale, where he focused on complex commercial matters in both state and federal court. 

Michael received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2014. In law school, Michael served as an executive symposium editor and managing editor of the Florida Law Review. He is also a gifted musician, and played bassoon in both the Symphony Orchestra and the Symphonic Band as an undergraduate at the University of Florida.


Extortion Through the Public Record: Has the Internet Made Florida’s Sunshine Law Too Bright? Note, 66 Fla. L. Rev. 913 (2014).