Michael Packer

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Member of CLM Since: 2014

Nominated By Kenneth Carter

CLM Committees

  • Property
  • Webinar Development

CLM Contributions

  • Speaker - 2017 Claims College
  • Speaker - 2017 CLM Southeast Conference
  • Speaker - 2018 Claims College
  • Speaker - 2018 CLM Construction Conference
  • Speaker - 2019 Claims College
  • Speaker - 2020 Claims College
  • Speaker - 2020 Claims College - Older
  • Speaker - 2021 Claims College
  • Speaker - 2021 CLM Focus: Cannabis, Environmental, Insurance Fraud, Property, Subrogation, Claims & Litigation Management
  • Speaker - 2022 Claims College


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Practice Areas

  • ADR
  • Appellate
  • Bad Faith
  • Claims Management
  • Fraud / SIU
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Maritime Law
  • Property
  • Construction/Real Estate/Surety
  • Environmental
  • Litigation Management
  • Municipal Law
  • Subrogation


Michael is the firm's supervising attorney for the Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Practice Group in the state of Florida. The group assists insurers in all aspects of coverage disputes, including responses to civil remedy notices of insurer violations, pre-suit investigations and coverage evaluations, declaratory judgment and bad faith litigation. In particular, Michael defends property insurers throughout Florida in first party coverage matters, where he responds to claims for windstorm, fire, mold, theft, water and sinkhole losses.
Michael is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®; has been listed in South Florida Legal Guide – Top Lawyers in Insurance Litigation since 2012 and is a graduate of LMI.
Over the past ten years, Michael and his group have defended thousands of first party property coverage lawsuits, including trial and subsequent appeal. The group has been instrumental in shaping Florida law on  the discovery of claims materials.
Michael routinely speaks at regional and nationwide industry conferences, specifically addressing coverage issues under first party property and third party liability policies. He has also presented a number of seminars on auto negligence, uninsured motorist and bad faith claims. Michael has also written numerous articles for industry publications addressing Florida-specific claim handling issues and insurance companies’ rights and obligations in defending first and third party coverage actions.
In 1994 Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Albany. Subsequently, Michael obtained his juris doctor in 1997 from the University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, where he graduated cum laude.


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