About Michael

Michael Gore, a Jones Foster Shareholder and member of the Corporate & Tax and Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution teams, concentrates his practice in the areas of employment, construction, and securities law. Experience with complex litigation matters enables Mike to provide his clients with insight into potential pitfalls and strategic considerations throughout the stages of litigation and dispute resolution. He provides targeted and practical solutions that include preventative measures designed to reduce or avoid disputes.

Mike represents clients in a wide variety of industry sectors as well as municipalities, routinely providing counsel in the area of employment law and practices, corporate investigations, contract review and drafting, and drafting employment policies and handbooks.

In the area of construction law, Mike represents developers, builders, contractors, homeowners, business owners, and design professionals in matters involving construction delays, contract disputes, claims of construction defects, and construction liens.

Mike advises clients on issues involving complex and ever-changing securities laws and regulations for traditional securities as well as emerging technologies such as cryptocurrencies. He has represented issuers of securities, brokerage firms, and investors, and draws on his unique experience of working in the Investor Protection Bureau at the New York State Attorney General’s Office. He earned an LL.M. in Securities & Financial Regulation from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Mike was named to the prestigious Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” list in the area of Construction Litigation. Notably, he co-authored "Expert Witnesses," Florida Construction & Practice, 8th Ed., (FL Bar, 2015) and “Trial Preparation,” Florida Construction Law & Practice, 9th Ed. and 10th Ed., (FL Bar, 2018, 2021).