Charles R. Lipcon

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Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in Miami, FL

Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman, P.A.
 | One Biscayne Tower, Suite 1776, 2 South Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 888-967-5020
Fax: 305-373-6204
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Transportation/Maritime (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    As the firm’s founding maritime lawyer, Charles R. Lipcon handles cases of cruise line sexual assault, wrongful death and personal injury at Lipcon, Margulies & Winkleman P.A.  Mr. Lipcon was named "Lawyer of the Year" by US News & World Report for Admiralty & Maritime  (Miami) in 2020.  His firm has been named to "Best Law Firms" year after year.  For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    As a National Merit Scholar, he graduated in 1968 from the University of Miami. He then graduated from the same school with a Juris Doctor in 1971. Mr. Lipcon has an Avvo “Superb” rating, is a Recommended Attorney by Global Law Experts, and a member of the Multi-Million Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

    An extremely experienced maritime lawyer in Florida, Mr. Lipcon is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th and 5th Circuits, and the U.S. Court of Appeals. Along with these many admissions, he is also admitted to practice in all federal and state courts in Florida.

    Mr. Lipcon is a member of Mensa, the Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association, the Florida Justice Association, the American Association of Justice, the Dade County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and The Florida Bar. For analysis of newsworthy events regarding the cruise industry, he regularly appears on television media outlets and is interviewed by national print media.

    * 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
    • 50%Transportation/Maritime
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Admiralty & Maritime Law, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

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    About Charles Lipcon

    Admitted: 1971, Florida

    Professional Webpage:


    • Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV
    • Lawyer of the Year - Admiralty & Maritime (Miami), US News & World Report, 2020
    • Best Lawyers
    • Named To Best Law Firms by  US News & World Report, Best Law Firms, US News & World Report (2016-2020')

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Florida Justice Association, Member
    • Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
    • United States District Courts for the Middle District of Florida
    • Florida Bar Association, Member, 1971
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
    • American Association of Justice, Member
    • Dade County Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • United States Court of Federal Claims
    • United States District Courts for the Southern District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
    • Dade County Bar Association, Member
    • Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • Supreme Court of the United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    • American Bar Association, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Mensa, Member



    Educational Background:

    • University of Miami, 1968

    Industry Groups

    • Admiralty & Maritime- Representing Passengers And Crew Injured On Ships Worldwide
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    Office Location for Charles R. Lipcon

    One Biscayne Tower, Suite 1776
    2 South Biscayne Boulevard
    Miami, FL 33131

    Phone: 888-967-5020

    Fax: 305-373-6204

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    Last Updated: 4/6/2021

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