Michael Mayer, Esq.
Litigation Managing Attorney
Michael Mayer grew up in Montvale, New Jersey before moving to Florida. He received his B.A. in English from the University of Florida and received his juris doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law. While in law school, Michael received the best in class award for Trial Advocacy. He was also the President of the Moot Court Honor Society and worked for the Honorable David M. Gersten at the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami, Florida.
Prior to joining PeytonBolin, PL, Michael worked as an Assistant Public Defender for the 11th Judicial Circuit in Miami, where he represented indigent clients from their initial arrest to their appeal. He was lead counsel on numerous jury trials ranging from misdemeanors to life felonies before expanding his practice to the Public Defender’s Appellate division where he argued extensively before the Third District Court of Appeal.
In 2009, Michael became a coach for the St. Thomas Trial team where he led the team in his first year to State and National championship victories. In 2010, Michael became the director of the St.Thomas Trial team and in 2013, he received the award for Adjunct Professor of the year. As a Senior Associate, Michael is the firm’s lead trial attorney and oversees the litigation department.