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Michael Orta




Michael Paul Orta is a partner in the Jacksonville office. He practices in the area of insurance defense, focused on Bodily Injury, UM, Premises Liability, 1st party property, and Bad Faith claims.

Mr. Orta was named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list for Insurance Law starting in 2024.

Born in Jacksonville, Mr. Orta attended Bucknell University for his undergraduate studies, and later the College of William & Mary, where he obtained an MBA focused on real estate and entrepreneurship before attaining his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he focused his studies on commercial litigation and international law.

compensation law and general civil litigation, representing and defending national and state insurance carriers and employers. Mr. Orta also has prior experience in the fields of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Act (LHWCA) and Jones Act cases.


  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Society of International Law

Practice Areas


  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D.
  • The College of William & Mary, Master of Business Administration
  • Bucknell University, B.A., History


  • State of Florida
  • Southern District of Florida
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