Michael J. Beaudine

Litigation Partner
(407) 481-5800

MICHAEL J. BEAUDINE chairs the firm’s litigation department. Michael is a business trial lawyer, with particular experience in complex commercial litigation, in both state and federal courts. Michael is also recognized for extensive experience in trademark and copyright disputes and with complicated matters involving resort and themed developments (for Universal City Development Partners). Michael has successfully taken numerous cases to trial (or arbitration) and through appeal. Michael’s expertise includes handling matters in the following areas:

  • Complex business litigation
  • Antitrust counseling and litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation (copyrights, trademarks, and patents)
  • Unfair competition claims
  • Employment discrimination
  • Insurance coverage issues
  • Tax disputes with property appraisers

  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Orlando Chapter
  • Secretary, Federal Judicial Relations Committee
  • Vanderbilt University School of Law
  • Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review (1987-1988)
  • American Jurisprudence Awards, Contracts I & II
  • “Growing Disenchantment with Hypnotic Means of Refreshing Witness Recall,” a publication of the Vanderbilt Law Review (1988)
  • Named One of Best Lawyers in Orlando, Orlando Magazine, 2009-2019
  • Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Commercial Litigation, 2010 – 2013
  • Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Litigation – Intellectual Property, 2014-2019