Attorney Keith R. Mitnik

Keith R. Mitnik

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 every year.

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 every 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 Britney 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](https://www.keithmitnik.com/){: target="_blank"}.

Practice Areas

Memberships

  • 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

Education

  • University of Central Florida, B.A. Magna Cum Laude, 1981
  • Florida State University Law School, J.D. with Honors, 1984
Recent successes
$3,392,249.00
Verdict
Jason Benson vs. BayCare Home Care, Inc. and Reginald BrownCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$12,350,000.00
Verdict
Carol Reed v. Life Care Centers of America, Inc., d/b/a Life Care Center of OrlandoSenior & Elder Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers
$2,620,000.00
Verdict
Williams, Maque vs. Farrington, CindyCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$10,000,000.00
Settlement
Private SettlementWrongful Death Lawyers
$1,243,996.21
Verdict
Jason W. Kinney vs. Shayne Black and Bay Pharmacy, INC.Car Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$300,000.00
Verdict
Trevor Rifkin v. Kelly Mee InCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$2,000,000.00
Verdict
Sports Technology Applications, Inc. v. MLB Advanced Media, L.P.Breach of Contract Lawyers
$6,640,031.30
Verdict
Ryan J. Burke v. Hernando Lancheros and VL Auto Transport, Inc.Car Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
$625,000.00
Verdict
Russell and Deborah Crouch v. Port Charlotte HMA, d/b/a Bayfront Port Charlotte, et al.Medical Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers
$3,500,000.00
Settlement
John Doe vs. Insurance CompanyCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys

Recent Successes

  • Jason Benson vs. BayCare Home Care, Inc. and Reginald Brown

    $3,392,249.00

    Verdict -

  • Carol Reed v. Life Care Centers of America, Inc., d/b/a Life Care Center of Orlando

    $12,350,000.00

    Verdict -

  • Williams, Maque vs. Farrington, Cindy

    $2,620,000.00

    Verdict -