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Michael N. Wolgin

Michael N. Wolgin

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Overview

Michael Wolgin defends insurance companies and financial services institutions in complex litigation matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States. His practice includes class action defense, consumer fraud, and commercial litigation. In addition, he represents and counsels insurance companies in regulatory matters, including multi-state market conduct examinations.

Michael’s extensive class action and complex litigation experience includes handling matters across multiple lines of insurance (for example, life insurance, reinsurance, supplemental health insurance, travel insurance, and windstorm property insurance). He also handles matters related to Lloyd’s of London insurance placement and procedure, insurance brokerage, and medical provider reimbursement under Medicare and private health insurance. His focus includes litigating matters alleging breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, and bad faith. He routinely handles expert witness discovery and e-discovery planning and management.

In addition, Michael has a broad range of experience litigating matters involving insurer insolvency and liquidation, fraudulent transfers, trademark and copyright infringement, long term care insurance, lender-placed insurance, computer fraud and abuse, and municipal liability and civil rights litigation.

His significant appellate experience includes representing clients in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Eleventh Circuits, in the Florida Courts of Appeals, and in various other state appellate courts.

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05.31.2010

Recognition

  • William Reece Smith, Jr. Pro Bono Award (2015)
  • Recognized for excellent pro bono advocacy by Legal Services of Greater Miami (Fall 2011)
  • Inter-American Law Review, Staff Editor (2005-2006), Associate Editor (2006-2007)
  • Dean's Certificate of Achievement in Legal Research and Writing (Spring 2005) and International Finance (Fall 2005)
  • Moot Court Competition Quarterfinalist
  • Recipient of Dean's Merit Scholarship

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2007)
  • Yeshiva University (B.S., magna cum laude, 2004)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Background

  • Judicial Intern for Honorable Linda Ann Wells, Florida Third District Court of Appeals

 

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