Michael T. Moore
Michael T. Moore has been practicing maritime and aviation law for over forty years. Before founding his own firm, he was a partner at Holland & Knight, where he chaired the firm's Marine and Aviation Practice and served several terms on the firm's Board of Directors. Prior to Holland & Knight, Mr. Moore was associated with Messrs. Burlingham, Underwood & Lord in New York and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia offices.
Erin Ackor is a 2002 honors graduate of the University of Florida College of Law. She earned a Master of Science in Maritime Management from Maine Maritime Academy and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maine. She is a member of the Florida Bar.
Clay Naughton attended Tulane University Law School, where he pursued a course of study in one of the most extensive and respected Admiralty Law curriculum in the United States. Mr. Naughton received his Juris Doctor, as well as a Certificate in Maritime Law recognizing his expertise in the field of admiralty.
Kavan Vartak graduated from Tulane Law School. While there, Mr. Vartak focused on maritime and admiralty law and received his Maritime Law Certificate upon graduation. Additionally, he was the Senior Business Editor for the Tulane Journal of Law & Sexuality in which he was selected to have his article on Title IX published. Furthermore, Mr. Vartak worked in the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic as a student attorney protecting Louisiana’s wetlands and waterways.
Eduardo Morales graduated from Washington College of Law, American University. He entered law school with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Villanova University. Prior to joining Moore & Company, Mr. Morales litigated cases in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. His diverse professional experience ranges from service internships on Capitol Hill and the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Virginia. At Moore & Company, Mr. Morales uses his financial background and litigation experience to assist our clients in maritime litigation matters. Fluent in Spanish, he is well-equipped to handle maritime claims on behalf of our domestic and international clients.
Madison Bode graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies. She earned her Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School, where she tutored law students after being selected and hired by the law school for her exemplary academic record.