Michael Mitrione is a shareholder who currently serves as co-chair of Gunster's Corporate practice and as part of the firm's Banking practice.
Mike joined the firm in 1979, after practicing in New York City for four years. He served as the chair of Gunster's Corporate practice for more than two decades, as well as served on the firm's board of directors.
Mike routinely advises clients in a wide variety of matters including business, corporate, securities and banking law. Mike strives to bring a value-oriented, practical, problem solving approach to all matters.
Mike has represented companies and investors in a wide variety of industries and at all stages of growth, from private start-up ventures to large public companies. Mike provides strategic counseling for and advises U.S. and foreign based entities and their directors and officers on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, corporate governance and joint ventures.
Mike also advises clients on corporate structuring and restructuring, employment, compensation and non-compete arrangements, securities and banking regulatory compliance, and licensing, distribution, sports and other business agreements.
Mike has received recognition from numerous industry publications, including: The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Super Lawyers, Florida Trend and South Florida Business Journal.
Mike speaks Italian, so he has particular experience in advising various Italian organizations conducting business in the United States.
Mike graduated with honors from Fordham University and Fordham University School of Law.
Mike is very active in the community and professional organizations by serving on several Boards of Directors and committees, including but not limited to: