Michael E. Marder co-founded Greenspoon Marder in 1981; and since then, he has helped grow the company into a full-service business law firm with 140 attorneys and 400 staff, 40+ practice areas, and 11 offices throughout Florida. In addition, he founded and now manages the ever-expanding Central Florida operations. Mr. Marder is known for his exceptional business acumen, which he extends to his clients by keeping their big-picture and long-term goals in mind, all while providing top-notch legal representation. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, corporate, real estate and administrative law, and resort and timeshare development. In fact, he has made a name for himself nationally in the resort and timeshare industry, representing for 30 years one of the largest timeshare companies in the world.

Court Admissions:

  • United States District Court, Southern District
  • United States District Court, Middle District
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • Arbitrator, United States District Court, Middle District

Bar Admissions and Activities:

  • The Florida Bar, Sections of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Corporate, Business and Banking Law
  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association


  • Stetson University College of Law (J.D., cum laude)
  • University of South Florida (B.A., cum laude)

Professional and Community Involvement:

  • American Justice Association (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America), Member
  • American Resort Development Association, Board of Directors
  • Judicial Nominating Commission for the 9th Judicial Circuit, 5th District Court of Appeals


  • Rated AV® Preeminent ™, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence."
  • Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News and World Report, 2008 - 2012
  • Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year, 2012, U.S. News & World Report
  • Top Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide, 2009
  • Best Lawyers, Orlando Magazine, 2009 - 2012
  • Top Lawyers in Central Florida, Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine, 2010

Michael E. Marder, Esq.

Capital Plaza I
201 East Pine Street
Suite 500
Orlando, Florida 32801

Phone: 407-425-6559
Fax: 407-422-6583

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