Michael R. Santana
Firm: GrayRobinson, P.A.
Address: 301 East Pine Street, Suite 1400
Orlando, FL 32802
Membership: Professional Association & Membership•The Florida Bar •Trial Lawyers Section •Young Lawyers Division •Orange County Bar Association
University: Florida State University, B.S., 2004 Oscar A. Sanchez Hispanic Honor Society, National Scholars Honor Society, FSU Gold Key, Gold Torch Recipient, FSU International Business Program - London, England, Florida International University College of
Admitted: 2007, Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Biography: Mike is a shareholder in GrayRobinson's Orlando office. His practice is focused on civil litigation, including both trial and appellate work, in both state and federal courts throughout Florida. Mike's experience includes complex contract, insurance, business torts and disputes, construction, fraud, personal injury, professional malpractice defense, bank litigation and landlord/tenant. Mike holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is its highest legal ability and ethical standards rating. BackgroundMichael is a lifelong Floridian who was born and raised in West Palm Beach. He earned his bachelor's degree in finance and international business from Florida State University before earning his juris doctor from the Florida International University College of Law in Miami.While in law school, Michael tried numerous cases in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court as a Florida Supreme Court certified legal intern with the Miami-Dade County Public Defender's Office. Michael was also active in the Florida International University College of Law's Moot Court Team, where he earned several awards recognizing his advocacy skills.Prior to joining GrayRobinson, Michael practiced law in West Palm Beach with some of the state's top trial lawyers, including the late Bob Montgomery. While in South Florida, Michael gained valuable courtroom experience in complex insurance and personal injury matters, participating in trials returning jury verdicts totaling more than $6 million dollars. Articles & Publications•Co-Author with Milton Vescovacci, 2015 Changes to the OFAC Cuban Asset Control Regulations, Vision Magazine, Apr-May-Jun 2015•Co-Author with Sarah Logan Mancebo, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Releases Proposed Rule Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages, Florida MD, February 2015 •Co-Author with Trevor Arnold, Florida's Statute of Repose: How It Works and Why It Doesn't, Building Central Florida, May/June 2014 Presentations & Seminars• Changes to the U.S./Cuba Relations and its Impact on Florida, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Seminar, Orlando, Florida, July 17, 2015• Do's, Don'ts, and Other Helpful Tips for Litigation, Seminole County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Legal Symposium, August 21, 2014 Related NewsMilton Vescovacci and Michael Santana Present at Orlando Hispanic Chamber of Commerce SeminarMilton Vescovacci and Mike Santana Publish Article in Vision MagazineHealth Care E-lert -- Michael R. Santana and Sarah Logan Mancebo Examine Proposed CMS Rule in Florida MDInternational E-lert -- Changes to the OFAC Regulations Pertaining to CubaGrayRobinson Promotes Ten Attorneys Statewide (Also at Boca Raton Office)