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Michael V. Mitrione

Michael V. Mitrione
Primary Office
777 South Flagler Drive
Suite 500 East
West Palm Beach, Florida
P: (561) 650-0553
F: (561) 655-5677
  • Best Lawyers Award 2010
  • Chambers
  • Florida Legal Elite
  • Lexis Nexis
  • Super Lawyers Florida
  • The Best Lawyers in America
Co-Chair, Corporate, Shareholder

Michael Mitrione is a shareholder and co-chairs the firm’s corporate law practice. He previously served on Gunster’s board of directors and served as leader of the corporate practice for 22 years. Mr. Mitrione joined the firm in 1979 after practicing in New York City for four years.

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Practice Areas[ - ]
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions
  • Corporate Finance and Securities
  • Joint Ventures and Partnerships
  • Financial Institutions
  • Licensing; Sports Representation
Education[ - ]
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1975
  • Fordham University, B.A., with honors, 1973
Honors[ - ]
  • The Best Lawyers in America’s West Palm Beach Corporate Lawyer of the Year, 2010
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Corporate Law, 1991-2015
  • Chambers and Partners, Leaders in Their Field, Transactional, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity, 2009-14, and Banking & Finance, 2011-14
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-14
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2007, 2011, 2013-14
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer, Corporate Law
  • AV Rated as independently determined by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Leadership Florida, Class XXVIII, 2009-10
Seminars & Presentations[ - ]
  • “Director Duties and Liabilities,” Florida Bankers Association Annual Convention
  • “Financing Growth in a Volatile Market,” Florida 100 Conference
  • “Going Public,” Florida 100 Conference
  • “Growth Financing,” Florida 100 Conference
  • “Duties and Responsibilities of Bank Directors – How to Avoid Liability,” University of Florida’s Third Annual Seminar for Directors of Financial Institutions
  • “The Practicalities of Capital Raising,” Treasure Coast Entrepreneurs Club
  • “Legislative Developments Affecting Not-For-Profit Corporations and Condominium Associations,” Broward County Chapter of the Florida Institute of CPAs
  • “The New Florida Business Corporation Act,” various chapters of the Florida Institute of CPAs
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Professional Associations & Memberships[ - ]
  • The Florida Bar, 1980
  • Corporations and Securities Committee, Corporate Law Revision Committee, Business Law Section, Legislative Subcommittee, Ch. 517 Revision Committee
  • The New York Bar, 1976
Civic & Community Service[ - ]
  • Angel Forum of Florida, Board of Directors, 2013-14
  • Special Award for Visionary Leadership by the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, 2011
  • Quantum House, Board of Directors, 2011-present; Secretary and Executive Committee, 2012-present
  • University of Florida Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Advisory Board
  • Max Planck Florida Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2010-present
  • Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, Board of Directors; Chairman, 1989-90
  • Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, Executive Committee, 2007-present; Chairman, 2010-11
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Greater Palm Beach County Chapter, Board of Directors and Executive Committee; President, 2002-04
  • The Pine School, Board of Trustees, 2006-11
  • The Gary Carter Foundation, Inc., Board of Trustees, 2008-present
  • Fordham University School of Law, Regional President, Alumni Association, 2007-present
  • National Association of Corporate Directors, South Florida Chapter, Vice President and Secretary, 1987-90
  • SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc., Board of Directors