Michael DunnDunn Law PA, Miami, FL
MICHAEL is the founder and managing partner of Dunn Law, P.A. and concentrates his practice in insolvency with an emphasis on bankruptcy and commercial litigation, and he regularly represents trustees and fiduciaries, banks, creditors, debtors and distressed-asset purchasers. He also represents parties in complex fraud litigation, professional liability, shareholder derivative and business divorce, asset-recovery, and the liquidation of real property, personal property and digital assets. In addition, he regularly serves as a courtappointed fiduciary in both state and federal matters, including as a court-appointed fiduciary in a Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement action in connection with a cryptocurrency fraud, as temporary receiver in a Federal Trade Commission enforcement action, and in several Florida assignments for the benefit of creditors.
Michael practices in both corporate and real estate transactions. He has represented start-ups, small businesses and new ventures in their formation, early-stage funding, and negotiations between partners and shareholders. He is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator, and Florida licensed title agent. As a mediator, he has been selected by parties to mediate a range of commercial litigation and bankruptcy matters. As a title agent, he has handled a range of residential and commercial closings throughout Florida.
Michael was exposed to bankruptcy and insolvency at an early age through his parents, who both practiced in the field. He even tagged along at annual bankruptcy bar association retreats. He recently concluded the 2022-23 term as president of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, during which time he launched a law student summer scholar program and helped revitalize and expand the BBA’s financial literacy and community outreach programming, after having served in elevating roles on the BBA’s executive board for the last six years. He currently co-chairs the UCC 12 Secured Digital Assets Task Force for the Florida Bar’s Business Law Section and was selected as a Business Law Section Fellow for the 2021-23 term. Listed as a “Rising Star” in 2021 and 2022 and as a Super Lawyer in 2023 by Florida Super Lawyers, he is a frequent speaker and has been published on a variety of topics, including bankruptcy and insolvency, real estate, cryptocurrency, blockchain, NFTs and NFT fraud. He is a member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Association, ABI, the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, the Latin Builders Association, the Dade County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Committee and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He also was selected for and participated in the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Leadership Miami program, focusing on community leadership.
“[Michael] views the world beyond himself and understands that serving the community is as important as pursuing personal success.”