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Michael advises investors, Fortune 500s, and startups on global data privacy and security risks inherent in new technology adoption, implementation, and development. Michael also drafts and negotiates specialized agreements enabling domestic and cross-border data transfers.

Michael also has experience representing emerging and growth-stage companies with debt and equity financings and merger and acquisition transactions.

Michael is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) as a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/E/US) and certified information privacy manager (CIPM).

Areas of Focus

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

Speaking Engagements

  • "How Did I Get Hacked and Fined? Managing and Responding to Cybersecurity Threats and Regulations in 2024 and Beyond," NUCA of Florida Annual Conference, Bonita Springs, FL (July 12, 2024)
  • "Cybersecurity Safe Harbor Laws in Theory and Practice," Virtual South Florida KnowledgeNet, International Association of Privacy Professionals (June 11, 2024)
  • "SB 262 and Privacy in Florida," International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Central and South Florida KnowledgeNet (August 24, 2023)



  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2021)
  • Florida State University (B.S., 2010)

Bar Admissions

Industry Specialization Certifications


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