Michael G. Archibald: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Michael G. Archibald

Michael Archibald is a shareholder with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. His practice is devoted largely to general liability defense, professional liability, products liability and automobile liability matters.
Phone(813) 898-1803

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • General Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Trucking & Transportation Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Automobile Liability
University Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University(B.S., Psychology; B.C.J., Criminal Justice, magna cum laude, 1995) White and Gold Honor Society, Dean's List
Law SchoolUniversity of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, J.D., 1998
Admitted1999, Florida; 2003, U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida; 2003, U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida; 2003, U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Associations & Memberships

Florida Bar Association

•Hillsborough County Bar Association

•National Bar Association


Michael provides legal counsel to nationally recognized organizations in the areas of product liability, premises liability, motor vehicle negligence and contract disputes. As a litigator, Michael assists his clients in evaluating claims made against them and, when necessary, defending them at trial.

Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey's Tampa, Florida, office, Michael served as an Assistant Public Defender in Lee County, Florida, where he gained extensive trial experience.

Prior to becoming a Public Defender, Michael sharpened his analytical skills while serving as an Operations Analyst for Lee County government.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Using Crime Grids in Negligent Security Claims, Marshall Dennehey Florida Claims Symposium - The Best Defense is a Good Offense, Orlando, FL, September 17, 2014

Published Works

• Florida's Proposals for Settlement in Dangerous Instrumentality Cases, Defense Digest, Vol. 16, No. 2, June 2010


Florida Claims Symposium - The Best Offense is a Good Defense Seminar Sep 17, 2014

*Complimentary breakfast begins at 8:00am and lunch will be provided.Join the attorneys of Marshall Dennehey for a comprehensive review of the latest legal trends in Medicare, Bad Faith, Social Media Discovery and more.....Topics include:...


Floridas Proposals for Settlement in Dangerous Instrumentality Cases
Defense Digest Article June 1, 2010

Florida - Settlements, Key Points:What can be done to avoid paying plaintiff's attorney's fees based on a Proposal for Settlement in a case where one of your insureds is only vicariously strictly liable?Determine if..., Defense Digest, Vol. 16, No. 2, June 2010

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Reported CasesSignificant Representative Matters: Defense verdict in lawsuit filed against a major, nationally recognized retail chain alleging both intentional torts and negligence. Client was entitled to recover attorneys' fees and costs based on issuance of Proposal for Settlement/Offer of Judgment; Favorable verdict in motor vehicle accident trial in which client admitted negligence in the operation of a motor vehicle. Verdict was favorable in that jury awarded far less than what client had previously offered plaintiff at mediation; Dismissal of premises liability case after deposition of third party plaintiff. Upon careful interrogation of claimant, it was revealed during the deposition that the documents offered in support of the claim were not what they were purported to be.; Published Works: Florida's Proposals for Settlement in Dangerous Instrumentality Cases, Defense Digest, Vol. 16, No. 2, June 2010
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Michael G. Archibald

201 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1100
TampaFL 33602


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