Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Michael R. Whitt as a litigation partner in the firm’s Fort Myers office.
“We are thrilled to welcome Michael to the firm,” said Robert A. Cooper, partner-in-charge of Hahn Loeser’s Fort Myers’ office. “His broad range of experience and proven track record will bring great depth to our already-established group, and we are looking forward to having him on our team.”
Whitt is a trial-tested attorney with more than 30 years of experience, concentrating his trial practice in the areas of business litigation, eminent domain and real estate disputes. His experience includes a wide array of business and real estate litigation, including contract disputes, eminent domain, zoning and land use, boundary and title disputes, housing discrimination, defense of ADA claims, community association litigation, as well as trademarks, trade secrets, construction litigation, fraud claims and whistleblower actions. Whitt is Board Certified by The Florida Bar as a Specialist in Business Litigation. In these areas, and throughout the trial process, he has counseled individuals and small businesses, as well as Fortune 100 companies, internationally known recording artists, and foreign individuals and businesses.
Whitt also leverages his deep understanding of eminent domain laws and his knowledge of government and construction regulations to counsel his clients through all stages of the eminent domain process, from initial acquisition procedures through litigation, and maximize the compensation they receive.
Prior to Hahn Loeser, Whitt spent four years as a partner at Robins Kaplan LLP and almost 25 years at Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. He holds a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University and a B.S. from Northern Kentucky. Whitt is a member of The Florida Bar, Eminent Domain Committee; and is the President of the Association of Eminent Domain Professionals.