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Michael F. Suarez


Associate



Miami Office
Direct Line: 305.982.6715
mfs@kubickidraper.com

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Michael F. Suarez practices within a broad range of civil litigation matters out of the firm’s Miami office on behalf of both corporate and individual clients. His areas of practice include Class Action Litigation, Commercial Disputes, Automobile and Premises Liability, Products Liability and Defamation. Mr. Suarez also practices extensively in Construction Litigation matters, where he has represented developers and contractors alike. Most recently, Mr. Suarez helped defeat class certification in a $30 million class action lawsuit following a class certification trial. The Court’s ruling is published on Westlaw.

Mr. Suarez earned his Juris Doctor degree cum laude from St. Thomas University. While in law school, he was also a Staff Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review and a member of the St. Thomas Moot Court Board. Prior to law school, Mr. Suarez graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.

Areas of Practice:
- Insurance Coverage
- Automobile
- Claim Administration and Bad Faith
- Commercial/Corporate 
- Construction Litigation
- Premises Liability 
- Products Liability 
- Class Actions
- Defamation
- False/Misleading Advertising
- Negligent Hiring/Retention
- Unfair Competition/Trade Practices
 
Bar Admissions:
- 2011, State of Florida
 
Education:
- St. Thomas University, College of Law, Miami, FL (J.D., cum laude, 2010)
   Honors: Staff Editor, St. Thomas Law Review; St. Thomas Moot
   Court Board; Best Brief Award, 2008, St. Thomas Moot Court
   Competition; Dean’s List Spring 2008 - Spring 2010; Book   
   Award, Advanced Legal Research & Writing
- Florida International University, Miami, FL (B.A., 2005)
 
Professional Memberships and Associations:
- The Florida Bar
- American Bar Association
- Cuban American Bar Association
 
Publications:
- Successfully Attacking Class Certification. Kubicki Draper Quarterly, Fall, 2013
- The Triggering of Florida's Statutory Warranty for Developers and Contractors
   in Construction Defect Litigation. Kubicki Draper Quarterly, Spring, 2012
 
Pro Bono Activities:
- Volunteer, Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office (2010)
Special Awards and Recognitions:
- Named Florida "Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2014)
Languages:
- Spanish

Michael F. Suarez - Associate
mfs@kubickidraper.com - 305.982.6715 - - Miami


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