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Mitchel Chusid


Mitchel Chusid


About Mitchel

Mr. Chusid has been a founding and managing partner at Ritter Chusid, LLP since 1995.


  • The State University of New York at Albany (B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1980)
  • New York Law School (1985)



Areas of Focus

  • Civil trial practice in both state and federal courts in New York from 1985 to 1992
  • Civil trial practice in Florida from 1992 to the present in various civil matters, including
    • Complex litigation, mass tort, and class action
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Construction defects including:
      • The defense of general contractors
      • Design professionals and various other subcontractors
  • Trademark and copyright disputes
  • Right to publicity and defamation claims
  • Involving professional athletes
  • Professional liability and general liability claims
  • Title claims
  • Mold/environmental claims, including:
    • Mold and asbestos
    • Medical malpractice claims
    • Probate/estate litigation
    • Insurance coverage disputes
    • Catastrophic bodily injury claims, and other areas of civil and commercial litigation

Professional Organizations

  • The Florida Bar, American Bar Association, Broward, Palm Beach, and Dade County Bars

Special Designation

  • Voted Top 100 Lawyers in the United States, 2013
  • Founding and managing partner of Ritter Chusid, LLP since 1995
  • Over 225 successful jury verdicts in New York and Florida in state and federal courts