Michael T. Moore
Michael T. Moore has practiced maritime and aviation law for over forty years. He has frequently been selected as a Florida Super Lawyer by Law and Politics Magazine, selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, and selected as a Top Lawyers in South Florida by the South Florida Legal Guide, by Florida Trend Magazine as one of 846 Elite Florida Lawyers. He is a member of Who's Who in American Law and a Fellow of the American Bar Association. Mr. Moore is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest rating given to practicing attorneys.
Mr. Moore is the founder and past editor-in-chief of Southern District Digest. He has been a director of the Maritime Arbitration Board, which is based in Miami and is comprised of maritime lawyers and industry personnel. He is a past chairman of The Florida Bar Admiralty Law Committee, and is on the board of advisors of the Maritime Personal Injury Reporter. He is a former president of the Marine Council of Florida and was inducted as one of the few lawyer members of the National Marine Banker's Association, and he has written various articles on the subject of marine finance. Mr. Moore was appointed to the Miami River Coordinating Commission formed by U.S. Senator Bob Graham and served on the board of the United States Sailing Center, the official United States Olympic training center for sailors at Miami, Florida. He is a member of the Orange Bowl Committee and is a member of the board of directors of Miami R.A.R.E.
Mr. Moore is also a member of the board of trustees of the United Way of Greater Miami, a former chairman of the Alexis De Tocqueville Society and former member of the Coral Gables Youth Center Advisory Board. Mr. Moore has been a Director and national member of the Executive Board of the United States Coast Guard Foundation and President of the Admirals of the Fleet of Florida. Mr. Moore has been cited by the South Florida Business Journal as one of the 100 Most Influential South Floridians. Mr. Moore was formerly the Chancellor of the St. Stephens Episcopal Church.
Mr. Moore was elected in 2008 to serve as the Chairman of the Board of the International SeaKeepers Society.
Mr. Moore earned his B.A. in 1970 from the University of Florida and his J.D. in 1974 from the University of Florida College of Law.