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Keith R. Mitnik

Orlando, florida

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Biography Overview

Keith R. Mitnik was born in Eustis, Florida in 1959. He graduated from Eustis High School in 1977. He graduated from UCF Magna Cum Laude in 1981 with a degree in Allied Legal Services. He graduated from FSU Law School with honors 1984. Upon graduation he was selected to train under one of the premier Trial Attorneys in Central Florida. Within two years he was named a partner by his mentor. He remained in the firm of Robertson, Williams, Mitnik and McDonald until 1992, when he formed The Law Firm of Peed and Mitnik. In 1997 he joined the Law Firm of Morgan & Morgan and is now one of the owners.

Keith Mitnik is Senior Trial Lawyer for Morgan & Morgan. He is designated to assist other members of the firm on their trials; as a result he tries a large number of cases a year.

He has handled many high profile cases and has been interviewed by Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes. Over the years, his list of clients included judges, elected officials, law firms, and world famous musicians.  He has handled such high profile cases as the suit against Brittany Spears by her former manager, the suit by the Backstreet Boys against their former manager, the suit by Harlem Globetrotters legends including Curly Neal and Meadowlark Lemon against The Harlem Globetrotters, the civil suit against Casey Anthony, and the “Tailwind” case against CNN and Time Magazine (one of the leading defamation cases of the last decade). He has been honored as a member of the Florida Legal Elite, Florida’s “Super Lawyers”, Best Lawyers in America (2013 Lawyers of the Year), and Martindale’s Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers.

Mr. Mitnik has obtained a long list of verdicts in excess of a million dollars. In the last few years, he has jury verdicts of $1 Million, $1.35 Million, $2.4 Million, $2.7 Million, $5.1 Million, $18.1 Million, $27 million, $40 Million, and a $90 Million (which was the 7th largest verdict in America for 2010).

He is a frequent seminar presenter for plaintiff’s lawyers in Florida and across the country sharing his cutting edge lawsuit strategies. More information on Mr. Mitnik’s seminars and books is available here.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Tobacco Litigation

Recent Successes

$3,700,000.00 Verdict Tiffany M. Versakos Debord v. Karl Kluckholn Car Accidents2019
$1,100,000.00 Verdict Blackwelder vs. Volpe Car Accidents2017
$1,190,000.00 Verdict Davis v. Groundtek
list case
Car Accidents2017
$900,000.00 Verdict Smith v. Sirine
list case
Car Accidents2017
$8,000,000.00 Verdict Roundtree v. Schultz
list case
Car Accidents2017
$100,000.00 Verdict Krause v. Adventist Health Medical Malpractice2016
$110,000.00 Settlement Longo v. Morales Medical Malpractice2016
$740,000.00 Verdict Stachowiak v. Pacheco Car Accidents2016
$784,898.00 Verdict Nate Dixon, SAS, GPN v. Security Systems, Inc. and David Roman Business Litigation2016
$6,400,000.00 Verdict Estate of John Price v. RJ Reynolds, et al. Product Liability2016
  • Tiffany M. Versakos Debord v. Karl Kluckholn


    Verdict - 2019

  • Blackwelder vs. Volpe


    Verdict - 2017

  • Davis v. Groundtek (LIST case)


    Verdict - 2017

In The Media


  • The Florida Bar
  • The Tennessee Bar
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Middle District of Florida Federal Court
  • Northern District of Florida Federal Court
  • Federal Court of Claim - D.C.
  • 11th Circuit Court Appeals - Federal
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Florida Legal Elite
  • Florida’s Super Lawyers
  • Orlando’s Best Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America


  • University of Central Florida, B.A. Magna Cum Laude, 1981
  • Florida State University Law School, J.D. with Honors, 1984