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255 Aragon Avenue, 3rd Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33134
786.221.0600
     

Serving Marine and Aviation Clients Throughout
the World.

Professional Profiles

Michael T. Moore
Founding Partner

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.

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Erin Ackor
Partner

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.

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Clay Naughton
Partner

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.

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Kavan Vartak
Associate

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.

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Madison Bode
Associate

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.

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Caycie Flitman
Associate

Caycie Flitman graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She earned her Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law where she was a founding member of the school’s Maritime Law Society.

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Gabriel Pla
Associate

Gabriel Pla graduated summa cum laude from Florida International University Honors College, with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and English. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he was an editor for the Journal of Technology Law & Policy, a Trial Practice course teaching assistant, and a research assistant to Professor Merritt McAlister.

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Zac Bailey
Associate licensed to practice in Australia, not licensed to practice in Florida.

Zachary N. Bailey graduated from Edith Cowan University with a Biomedical Science degree. He attended Macquarie University where he received a Master of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism degree. He earned his Juris Doctor with commendation from the Australian National University where he also completed his Master of Laws, specializing in International Law.

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Paralegals

Laura Wisman

Rey Saenz

Rosalee Benitez