Michael L. Feinstein

Michael L. Feinstein

Managing Partner
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Michael L Feinstein, P.A., was formed in 1988 as a conduit for Michael L. Feinstein to provide a combination of business and legal advice to his clients.  


Mr. Feinstein employs a combination of his 36 years as an active Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker, 25 years as a prior Florida Licensed Mortgage Broker and 32 years as a practicing attorney, in order to provide his clients with savvy and well-reasoned business and legal advice.


Mr. Feinstein brings his more than three decades of litigation experience to the multi-million dollar transactions he regularly closes and employs that same expertise in successfully representing his clients, in high stakes complex commercial litigation matters, in State and Federal Courts including Appeals.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate & Business Law
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction Lawsuits
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Contract Drafting & Litigation
  • Creditor Representation
  • Employment Law
  • Admiralty & Maritime Law

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan


  • Nova Southeastern Law University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    • Juris Doctor - 1986
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • Bachelor of Science - 1983

Representative Cases

  • General Bank, F.S.B v. Westbrooke Pointe, Inc., 548 So.2d 736 (Fla. 3d DCA 1989)
  • Video Indep. Med. Examination, Inc. v. City of Weston, 792 So.2d 680 (Fla. 4th DCA 2001)
  • The Credit Counseling Foundation, Inc. v. Hylkema, 901 So.2d 892 (Fla. 4th DCA 2005)
  • HGI Associates, Inc. v. Wetmore Printing Co., 427 F.3d 867 (11th Cir. 2005)
  • Fareri v. Farmer, 10 So.3d 1200 (Fla. 4th DCA 2009)
  • JRG Constr. v. Deka Realty Corp., 50 So.3d 612 (Fla. 3d DCA 2010)
  • Surtain v. Caprio, 82 So.3d 831 (Fla. 4th DCA 2011)
  • Davis Gardens Estate, Inc. v. JRG Constr., Inc., 83 So.3d 730 (Fla. 3d DCA 2012)
  • Bowman v. Coddington, 517 Fed. Appx. 683 (11th Cir. Fla. 2013)

Honors and Awards

  • AV Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Florida Association of State Troopers, Special Counsel
  • Florida Lawyers Network
  • Florida Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Rotary International