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Business & Litigation Attorney

Michael Long

As a decorated combat veteran, the Marines taught Michael the value of working with dedicated and skilled professionals. Michael advises both business owners and individuals in commercial transactions and dispute resolution. His complex litigation focus includes business break ups, professional liability, insurance coverage, tax, trust, real estate, contract, intellectual property, and loan disputes. The combination of his transactional and litigation experience allows Michael to see beyond just the immediate issues presented and develop practical cost effective solutions for his clients, to maximize benefits and minimize risks in both the short and long term.

Legal Focus

Business Counseling

  • Business Disputes
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Company Creation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Owners’ Agreements
  • Trademark Services

Litigation

  • Commercial Disputes
  • Employment Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Private Debt Collection
  • Tax Disputes
  • Trademark/Copyright Enforcement
  • Trust Litigation

"Life seems to require the most of a person when they are least prepared for the challenge. I’m an advocate; it is hardwired in my DNA to help people.  I love what I do."

Affiliations

  • American Legion
  • Central Florida Christian Chamber of Commerce
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • FL Association of Veteran Owned Businesses
  • George C. Young First Central Florida Inns of Court
  • Legal Aid Society
  • National Order of Barristers
  • Orange and Seminole County Bar Associations
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association
  • Risk Insurance Management Society (RIMS)
  • Trial Lawyers and Business Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Winter Park Chamber of Commerce

Education

  • Hawaii Pacific University
    • B.S.B.A in Accounting (Summa Cum Laude)
    • Summa Cum Laude
  • Emory University School of Law
    • President of Emory Federalist Society
    • Internship with United States Bankruptcy Trustee
    • Coordinating Director of the Moot Court Board

Recognition

  • 2010 & 2011 Florida Legal Elite in Florida Trend Magazine
  • 2012 - Present Martindale Hubbell AV Rating
  • 2014 Top Veteran-Owned Businesses in Orlando Business Journal

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do ... Even In Business

By: Michael Long

In any relationship where people are mutually dependent on one another for their continued survival, the potential for conflict is high. Going into business is certainly no exception. It should be no surprise, therefore, that opportunities for friction and discord among joint business owners abound.

Read The Rest of Michael's Article In Forbes

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To avoid an expensive business breakup, ensure your partnership is set up correctly.

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