Michael Schlesinger

Michael J. Schlesinger
Founder

Mr. Schlesinger received a B.A. degree from Ursinus College in 1984 and a J.D. degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 1987. He attended law school at Rutgers University School of Law-Newark from 1986-1987. Mr. Schlesinger is a member of the Bars of New York (1988), and Florida (1998); and is admitted to practice before U.S. District Courts for New Jersey (1987), Eastern District of New York (1988), Southern District of New York (1993), and Southern District of Florida (2012).

Prior to opening his own firm in 2004, he was a partner at the New York law firm, Rosen and Reade, and then a partner of Miami law firms, Ferrell Schultz and Kluger Peretz Kaplan and Berlin. The focus is corporate advice, probate and business litigation as well as real estate litigation.

Miguel Lara

Miguel Lara
Senior Associate

Miguel Lara is a litigator with extensive experience prosecuting and defending a myriad of litigation matters in state and federal court, such as business torts, contract claims, first party insurance claims, landlord/tenant disputes (residential and commercial), FDUTPA claims, corporate and LLC derivative actions, whistleblower claims, personal injury, legal malpractice, premises liability, real property disputes, foreclosures (residential and commercial), divorce, garnishment proceedings, and post-judgment collection. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lara worked for a boutique Coral Gables law firm where he represented individual, corporate, and institutional clients. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Florida International University in 2002 and his law degree from the University of Denver in 2007. He is admitted to practice law in Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Mr. Lara has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star consecutively since 2013, a distinction awarded to only 2.5% of the attorneys in the State of Florida. He is a Miami native and is fluent in Spanish.

Joshua Bochner
Associate

Andrew Genden
Associate

D. Candie Suarez
Vice President of Law Firm Operations