Who We Are

Michelle K. Suarez, Esq.

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it.”

– Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

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CEO & Founder

Michelle K. Suarez, Esq.

Michelle was born in Miami, Florida to Cuban American parents who taught her the value of hard work, passion, and honesty at an early age. Michelle has several years of litigation experience in business and complex commercial litigation including non-competes, trade secret, fiduciary duty claims, vicarious liability defense on behalf of corporations, various business disputes and commercial construction.

On the transactional side, Michelle has helped negotiate several investment deals and buy-outs for multi-million dollar valued companies in the technology sector, and regularly advises companies in various emerging industries. Her transactional experience includes negotiating sales/acquisitions, taking on investments, structuring partnerships, negotiating business dispute settlements among members in closely privately held corporations and companies, advising companies on Regulation D compliance, joint venture agreements, and much more.

Michelle’s hobbies include kayaking, exercising, and finding great hole-in-the-wall restaurants in new cities during her travels.

Awards and Achievements

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  • Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys, Broward County Bar Association, 2021
  • Up-and-Comer, South Florida Business and Wealth Magazine, 2021
  • Outstanding Member of the Year, Business Law Section of The Florida Bar, 2020
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016-2021
  • Business Law Section of the Florida Bar Fellowship Recipient, 2016-2018

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Professional Associations

  • NSU Shepard Broad College of Law, Board of Governors 2021
  • Corporations, Securities, and Financial Services Committee, FL Bar Business Law Section, Vice Chair 2021-2022
  • Inclusion/Mentorship/Fellowship Committee, FL Bar Business Law Section, Chair 2020-2021
  • Member Benefits Committee of The Florida Bar, Chair 2020-2021; Member 2015-2021
  • Business Law Section Business Court Task Force, Member 2019-Present
  • Business Law Section Chapter 517 (Securities) Task Force, Member 2021
  • Business Law Section of The Florida Bar, Active Member 2015-Present
  • Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, Member 2020-Present
  • The Florida Bar, Member 2013-Present
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Fort Lauderdale/Boca Raton Chapter, Legal Director, 2019-2020, Member 2018-2020
  • International Citator & Research Guide, Volume 1, Volume Editor, Published by Hein Online 2018

Bar Admissions

  • The Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Credentials

  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, 2013
    • Honors & Positions Held:
      • International Citator & Research Guide, Editor & Chief 2013
  • B.S., Florida International University, 2006

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