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Michael C. Marsh
Michael C. Marsh
Partner 
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.982.5507
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
666 Fifth Avenue
20th Floor
New York, NY 10103
 
Tel:
212.880.3819
Fax:
212.880.8965

Michael Marsh concentrates his practice in commercial lawsuits, including securities and other class action defense, accounting fraud, Ponzi schemes, D&O liability, professional liability, shareholder disputes, and corporate transactions. Michael's practice also focuses on corporate governance and compliance issues, including matters arising from federal and state agencies investigations. Michael has represented the financial sector in class actions and other matters involving bank fraud, RICO claims, money laundering schemes, fraudulent or improper lending practices, letters of credit, regulatory compliance, cease and desist orders and asset recovery. Michael also handles employment litigation, and employment counseling and training. He has tried complex lawsuits and has litigated before various tribunals, from administrative agencies to federal courts. Drawing on more than 20 years of business litigation experience, Michael has provided strategic and other advice to clients on issues relating to day-to-day operations, major restructuring, and corporate mergers and acquisitions.
 
Representative Experience
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Hoffman v. AuthenTec, Inc., 2009 WL 3109860 (M.D. Fla., September 24, 2009)
 
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William Morris Agency, LLC v. Alba Giselle Blondet & Blondet Productions, Inc., Case No. 09-20575-DLG (S.D. Fla., 2009)
 
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Global Horizons Incorporated v. Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Case No. 1:06-cv-22315-FAM (S.D. Fla., April 15, 2008)
 
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Florida Environmental Services, Inc. v. Michael and Cher Rentoumis, 950 So. 2d 466 (Fla., 4th DCA 2007)
 
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Joseph Umbach v. Mercator Momentum Fund, L.P., M.A.G. Capital, LLC and David Firestone, 2007 WL 2915910 (S.D. Fla., October 5, 2007)
 
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Kenneth DeBritto v. Viacom, Inc., et al., Case No. 9:03-cv-80997-WJZ (S.D. Fla., January 11, 2005)
 
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Boat-Side Services, Inc. v. Pennzoil-Quaker State Company, Case No 0:01-cv-06484-UU (S.D. Fla., August 5, 2002)
 
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In re Smith-Gardner Sec. Litig., Fed. Sec. L. Rep. 91,732, 2002 WL 925365 (S.D. Fla., Mar. 19, 2002)
 
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Holmes v. Baker, 166 F. Supp. 2d 1362 (S.D. Fla., 2001)
 
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In re Columbia Laboratories, Inc. Sec., Litig., 144 F. Supp. 2d 1362 (S.D. Fla., 2001)
 
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May v. Hatter, 2001 WL 579782 (S.D. Fla., May 15, 2001)
 
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IVAX Corp. v. B. Braun of America, Inc., 2001 WL 253253 (S.D. Fla., Feb. 28, 2001)
 
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IVAX Corp. v. B. Braun of America, Inc., 2001 WL 253248 (S.D. Fla., Feb. 28, 2001)
 
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IVAX Corp. v. B. Braun of America, Inc., 2001 WL 253251 (S.D. Fla., Jan. 4, 2001)
 
Awards & Recognition
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Florida Trend, Listed in the "Legal Elite"
 
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South Florida Legal Guide, Listed in the "Top Lawyers"
 
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Benchmark Litigation 2014, Listed as a Florida local litigation star for Securities and General Commercial Litigation
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Published Works & Lectures
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Lecturer on employment and labor topics including, the ADA, sexual harassment, internal investigations and diversity.
 
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Association of Corporate Counsel South Florida Chapter, Speaker, "Are My Communications Really Privileged? Protecting Communication Between Business People and Management," September 2014
 
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Association for Corporate Growth, Speaker, "Mobile Apps and App Development Best Practices for Corporate Counsel," September 2012
 
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ALI/ABA Conference, Faculty, Electronic Discovery presentation, August 2005
 
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ALI/ABA Products Liability, Author, "Electronic Discovery in Drug Cases," August 2005
 
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Advanced ALI/ABA Products Liability Conference, Faculty, Mold Litigation presentation, February 2003
 
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Mealey's Toxic Torts New Exposure Conference, Faculty, April 1999
 
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Banking Law Journal, Author, "The New Parameters of D'Oench, Duhme, March-April 1994
 
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Banking Law Journal, Author, "The Foreclosure Process and Contaminated Properties," September-October 1992
 
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National Law Journal, Author, "Court Waste-Test Order Helps Lenders," March 30, 1992
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), Fellow
 
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National Bar Association, Member
 
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South Florida Autism Charter Schools, Inc., Board of Directors
 
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American Bar Association, Member; Corporate Counsel Committee on Alternative Billing, Past Member
 
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Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, Member
 
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Caribbean and Wilkie Ferguson Bar Associations, Member
 
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100 Black Men of South Florida, Inc., Former Member
 
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Akerman, Board of Directors, Former Member
 
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Youth Competitive Soccer Club, Former Counsel, President & Chairman of the Board
 



Michael C. Marsh

Practice
Litigation
Education
J.D., University at Buffalo Law School, The State University of New York, 1989
B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1986
Bar Admissions
Florida
New York
 
 
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