Mr. Michael Robert Cavendish

Mr. Michael Robert Cavendish: Attorney with Cavendish Partners, P.A.


Michael Cavendish has practiced law in downtown Jacksonville since 1998. He is named annually to the U.S. News listing of the "Best Lawyers in America."

Michael is a former General Counsel of the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Michael is a former Chairman of the Board of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority.

His clients include private individuals, state agencies, municipal bodies, and corporations ranging in size from Fortune 100 market leaders to closely-held family businesses.

Michael is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Law, Order of the Coif, and received his bachelor's degree at Florida State University.

He is the winner of two awards from The Florida Bar, the Sanders Award for Legal Writing (2000) and the Crumbley Award for Legal Management (2010).

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Internal Investigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Financial Services Disputes
  • Internal Investigation
  • IP and Trademark Litigation
  • Litigation and Lawsuit Avoidance
  • Privacy and Data Security Claims
  • Property Rights and Real Estate Claims
  • Shareholder, Director, and Officer Claims
  • Special Master Appointments
  • Trials and Contested Proceedings

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
904-234-6002  Phone
University Attended:
Florida State University, B.S., 1993; University of Florida, M.A., 1995
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., 1998
Year of First admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 1999, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida and U.S. Court of International Trade; 1998, Florida, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; 1999, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
The Florida Bar.
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