Michael Mayoral is a shareholder and founder of Perez Mayoral, P.A. Michael focuses his practice on civil litigation, specifically contractual disputes, business litigation, and personal injury litigation.
Michael has worked on several high stakes matters in state and federal court throughout the southeastern United States. As a civil litigator, he has served as counsel in cases involving catastrophic injuries and death, including cases based on car accidents, trucking accidents, slip-and-falls, negligent security, nursing home care, and toxic torts. He recently led the representation of a large group of plaintiffs who developed leukemia and other blood-related cancers after working as part of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill clean-up response.
Michael has represented a variety of businesses in state and federal court, including publicly listed real estate investment trusts, real estate holding companies, foreign businesses, trucking companies, chemical suppliers, and other closely held corporations. He has successfully handled cases involving insurance coverage disputes, breach of contract disputes, breach of promissory note disputes, partnership disputes, joint-venture agreement disputes, shareholder derivative actions, and other business related causes of action.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Miami’s School of Law, where he earned his J.D. cum laude with a concentration in litigation. While in law school, Michael received multiple “Dean’s List” certificates and “Dean’s Certificates of Achievement” for receiving the highest grades in several courses. He graduated with a Litigation Specialization Certificate from Professor Michael Graham, one of the country’s foremost authorities on the Federal Rules of Evidence. He served as a member of the law school’s Business Law Review, the board of the Mass Tort and Complex Litigation Society, and the board of the Democratic Law Students Association. Before attending law school, Michael attended Florida International University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy magna cum laude, with a minor in Economics.
Michael began his legal career as a trial attorney for the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office, where he served as trial counsel in dozens of cases involving serious crimes and felonies. During his time at that office, Michael also trained interns and attorneys in the areas of trial advocacy, motion practice, and Florida’s Evidence Code.
In his free time, Michael enjoys hiking, motorsports, and reading historical nonfiction.
- Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association
- Cuban American Bar Association
- Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section
- Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Louisiana