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Michael C. Gordon

Michael C. Gordon



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Michael Gordon is a partner at Foreman Friedman and has extensive experience as trial counsel in numerous complex civil litigation matters, including product liability, negligent security, aviation, disasters, catastrophic trucking accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, maritime, construction defect and other construction related disputes. He has also successfully represented life insurance companies and other insurers in various insurance related litigation and coverage matters


  • State of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


  • Defense Research Institute
  • Past President, Miami Beach Bar Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Transportation and Property Committees. Membership Chair, Transportation Committee. Co-Chair, Transportation Conference Committee, 2022
  • Forum on Construction Law, American Bar Association

Awards and Accolades:

  • Listed as one of South Florida’s best attorneys inSouth Florida’s Legal Guide, 2001
  • Listed in Florida Trend Magazine’sFlorida Legal Elite,” 2010
  • Listed in Florida Super Lawyers, “Top Up and Comers,” 2009-2012

Publications & Presentations:

  • “Mediating with The Three C’s: Construction Defects, Coverage and Confusion,” Claims & Litigation Management Alliance New York Conference, 2016
  • “Not Like Fine Wine: Controlling and Mitigating Automobile Bodily Injury Claims,” coauthor, Litigation Management, 2016
  • “Practical Professionalism: Ethics, Standards, and Civility in Claims Handling and Insurance,” Claims & Litigation Management Alliance on site-training Kemper Insurance Company, 2016
  • “Negotiation Strategies 2.0,” Claims & Litigation Management Alliance on site-training Ascendant Insurance Company, 2015
  • “How to Effectively Refute Damages in Trucking Cases”, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance Nashville Conference, 2022
  • “Construction Defects 101”, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance on site-training, IAT Insurance Group, 2018
  • “You Can’t Do it Alone-The Effective Use of Experts in Large Property Loss Cases”, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance Atlanta Conference, 2017
  • “Hands on Mock Trial”, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, 2022


  • New York Law School, (J.D., cum laude, 1998) Notes and Comments editor for New York Law School Law Review.  Murray Stockman Memorial Award for the highest average in the law of evidence.
  • University of Florida, (B.A. 1995) Golden Key National Honor Society. Dean’s list.