Michael B. Feiler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Coral Gables, FL

Feiler & Leach, PL
 | 901 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Suite 300
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305-907-6277
Fax: 305-441-8081
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded civil trial attorney, Michael B. Feiler is the managing partner at the law firm of Feiler & Leach, P.L. Based in Coral Gables, Florida, he provides representation to clients throughout the State of Florida in a variety of matters. Mr. Feiler places a heavy emphasis on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, assisting people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities. His experience in this regard has encompassed medical malpractice, premises liability, motor vehicle crashes and dram shop liability, and he has obtained several high-dollar settlements and jury verdicts. Those successes have entitled him to membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Feiler has also handled litigation centered around contract breaches as well as bad faith and other insurance coverage issues. Certified as a specialist in civil trial law by The Florida Bar, he has also received recognition from his fellow professionals. Mr. Feiler possesses an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo, and Florida Trend magazine has repeatedly included him in its annual Florida Legal Elite list.

Mr. Feiler attended Florida State University, and he received a Bachelor of Science in political science in 1987. His legal education came at the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1992. Mr. Feiler was a name partner at a one of Miami's oldest civil trial firms before founding his current firm in 2000. Admitted to practice in Florida, he is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th and 11th Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States.  He is currently serving as Chair of the Florida Bar's Civil Trial Certification Committee and is a Past President of the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense (10%)

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019

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About Michael Feiler

Admitted: 1996, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.flmlegal.com/attorney-profiles/michael-b-feiler

Honors/Awards:

  • 10.0 rating by Avvo
  • "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Super Lawyer by American Law Media
  • One of Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite
  • Elected to the Order of Barristers
  • Outstanding Graduating Senior, University of Florida Levin College of Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Civil Trial

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, Florida Bar Civil Trial Certification Committee, 2018-19
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Board of Directors, Seminole Boosters, Inc.
  • Leadership Council, College of Arts and Sciences at Florida State University
  • National Committee Chair, American Association of Justice
  • YLD Governor, American Association of Justice
  • Member, Spellman-Hoeveler Inns of Court
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Past Chair, Florida Bar’s Eleventh Circuit Grievance Committee 11(H)
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Eleventh Circuits
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States District Courts in the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • Florida Bar
  • Past President, Miami-Dade Justice Association
  • Past Member, Fla. Bar Judicial Administration and Evaluation Committee
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Frequent GAL service
  • Member, ABOTA wheel
  • Member, Best Buddies International
  • Pro Bono Guardian ad Litem

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $245,000.00 Jury Verdict (plus fees) - Aguirre v. City of Miami - Retaliation$175,000 Settlement - Confidential - FLSA Overtime
  • $375,000 Jury Verdict - Ahmad v. Long - Auto Negligence - Bad Faith, $280,000 Settlement - Confidential - Slip/Fall with fractured leg on cruise ship
  • $475,000 Settlement - Collazo v. FPL, et al. - Slip/Fall - Orthopedic Injuries
  • $500,000 Settlement - Confidential - Insurance Coverage Bad Faith (Legal Malpractice policy)
  • $600,000.00 Settlement - Confidential - Medical Malpractice (prescription) - Cruise ship
  • $633,000 Jury Verdict - Thunder Wheels Skating Center, Inc. v. City of Hialeah Gardens - Race Discrimination by city against business
  • $650,000 Jury Verdict - Moreno v. Neiman Marcus - Age Discrimination
  • $850,000.00 Jury Verdict - Queen v. Jantogal Trucking - Auto accident - PTSD
  • $998,000 Jury Verdict - Idrisi v. Beach Towing - Assault/Fractured Leg
  • $1,300,000 Settlement - Wiltshire v. City of MiamiCivil Rights - Police Shooting
  • $1,300,000 Settlement - Marshall v. Gene's Lounge, Inc. et al. - Liquor Liability  - Paralysis/Blindness
  • $1,400,000 Jury Verdict - Gerry, et al. v City of Hialeah - Employment Discrimination -failure to promote/assign
  • $1,800,000 Bad Faith Verdict/Settlement - Martinez v. Parris/MetLifeAuto case - fractured femur
  • $4,000,000 Jury Verdict - Dabao v. School Board - Negligent Supervision - Wrongful Death of 12 year old
  • $13,500,000 Jury Verdict - Montalvo v. Rancho Nuevo Mundo, Inc.Liquor Liability - Wrongful Death

Educational Background:

  • Florida State University, B.S., 1987
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Office Location for Michael B. Feiler

901 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Suite 300
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Phone: 305-907-6277

Fax: 305-441-8081

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Last Updated: 1/7/2019

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