Michael J. Pike

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Pike & Lustig, LLP
 | 1209 N. Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-855-1512
Fax: 561-855-7710
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael J. Pike is the managing partner of the Pike & Lustig, LLP, law firm, which has office locations in West Palm Beach and Miami. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout South Florida, Mr. Pike provides exceptional representation and aggressive advocacy for individuals, families and business owners dealing with complex and serious legal issues involving any of the following practice areas:

·        Personal injury and wrongful death claims

·        Business litigation

·        Insurance bad faith litigation

·        RICO Act allegations

·        Civil prosecution and defense for sexual assault and battery

·        Appeals

Regarded as one of the top trial attorneys in the country, Mr. Pike began his legal career in 2002 after obtaining his Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and his license to practice from The Florida Bar. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Over the course of his more than 15 years of practicing law, Mr. Pike has achieved unprecedented success helping his clients recover the maximum amount of damages for the injuries and losses they incurred due to someone else's negligence, securing millions of dollars in settlements and awards thus far. He has also helped countless business owners and other professionals resolve their disputes while protecting their rights and interests.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Pike is a member of several local, state and national bar associations. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association, and he has served as president and treasurer for the Palm Beach County Justice Association. He is also the past chair of the grievance committee and former member of the codes and rules of evidence committee for The Florida Bar.

Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Pike has received many awards and honors throughout his career. In 2014, Esteemed Lawyers of America included him in its list of the country's most respected attorneys, and in 2011, Florida Trend magazine voted him among the state's Legal Elite. In addition, the South Florida Legal Guide named him a Top Up and Comer in both 2012 and 2013.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (60%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Personal Injury - General (40%): Assault, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Assault, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012

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About Michael Pike

Admitted: 2002, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.turnpikelaw.com/our-firm/michael-pike/

Honors/Awards:

  • Honors, University of Florida, Levin College of Law
  • Up & Comers, South Florida Business Journal
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013
  • Esteemed Lawyers of America, 2014 
  • Person On The Move, Palm Beach Post
  • Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine
  • Person On The Move, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
  • AV Preeminent® Rated Attorney
  • Top Up and Comer, South Florida Legal Guide
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009-2013
  • Super Lawyer, 2013-2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Florida Justice Association
  • Past President, Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Past Chair, Florida Bar Grievance Committee, 15th Judicial Circuit
  • United States Court for the Southern District of Florida
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  • Executive Board Member, Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Member, Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Past Member, Codes & Rules of Evidence Committee, 15th Judicial Circuit, Florida Bar
  • Past Member, Florida Bar Grievance Committee
  • United States Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Member, Florida Bar’s Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee, 15th Judicial Circuit
  • Treasurer, Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Member, Code of Evidence Committee
  • The Florida Bar, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • Member, Evidence and Code Committee
  • Chair, Annual Fishing Tournament, Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • Board of Directors, Local Trial Lawyer Association Representative, Florida Justice Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Current Board of Director, Hanley Foundation
  • Board Member, SOS Children’s’ Village
  • Member, Jiu Jitsu
  • Member, Florida’s CrossFit

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Cyber Gossip or Securities Fraud: Some First Amendment Guidance in Drawing the Line", Co-author, www.wallstreetlawyer.com
  • Article, “The Trouble with Offers of Judgment-Proposals for Settlement,”Palm Beach County Justice Association Briefings, 2009
  • Article, “Forum Selection Clauses,” Palm Beach County Justice Association 2010 Briefings, 2010
  • Article, “Interpreting Biomechanical Engineers & Their Reports – Or Trying to,”, Palm Beach County Justice Association Briefings., 2011

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, B.A.
  • University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, Bachelor's Degree

Industry Groups

  • Director And Officer Liability
  • Highway Accidents
  • RICO
  • Sexual Assault And Battery Plaintiff And Defendant
  • Shareholder Disputes
Office Location for Michael J. Pike

1209 N. Olive Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561-855-1512

Fax: 561-855-7710

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Last Updated: 5/9/2019

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