West Palm Beach FLORIDA

ABOUT Michael Walker Shiver, Jr.

Michael W. Shiver Jr. is a partner with the firm's West Palm Beach office and practices in the areas of personal injury/wrongful death, complex commercial litigation, product liability, corporate litigation and governance, and general liability for the firm. Mr. Shiver also practices in the areas of construction litigation, including the representation of design professionals in professional liability claims, developers, contractors, and subcontractors in construction and/or design defect claims.


Mr. Shiver earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Management from the University of Florida, with high honors. He further received his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida, Frederick G. Levin College of Law, where he graduated with honors. As a law student, Mr. Shiver served as an Articles Editor on the Journal of Technology Law and Policy, was published in the UCLA Entertainment Law Review, received the Media Law and Copyright Law book awards, and was further honored with the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law.


Mr. Shiver has extensive experience in complex commercial/corporate disputes and litigation, involving corporate governance, fiduciary duty, and contract matters. Further, Mr. Shiver has litigated numerous large scale, multi-party real property and construction matters for the firm, as well as severe traumatic injury cases.


Mr. Shiver is admitted to practice before the New York Supreme Court, all Florida state courts, as well as the Federal Courts for the Southern District of Florida.


Publications


• What is Private on Facebook?


• Commercial General Liability Coverage for Defamation:


• Objective Limitations, or, How the Vigorous Application of "Strong Form" Idea/Expression Dichotomy Analysis in Copyright Preliminary Injunction Hearings Might Just Save the First Amendment, 9 UCLA Ent. L. Rev. 361 (2002)

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Areas of LAW

  • Accident
  • Bus Accident
  • Car Accident
  • Construction
  • Drunk Driving Accident
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Slip And Fall
  • Transportation
  • Truck Accident
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

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