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Michael J. Rigelsky Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Michael J. Rigelsky

Practice Group Partner, Orlando /

Michael Rigelsky is a Practice Group Partner in the firm’s Orlando office, focusing his practice on civil litigation defense and risk management, including matters related to First and Third Party Insurance Defense, and counseling companies on strategic initiatives.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked both at a national law firm and as in-house counsel, including as General Counsel for a telecommunications data company. Michael managed and directed corporate legal matters concerning risk management, intellectual property, real estate, employment, human resources and policies, and the coordination of technology platforms.

Michael has represented public and private companies in complex civil cases in both federal and state courts throughout the country. He has experience handling matters involving product liability, wrongful death, severe personal injury claims, contract claims, insurance coverage, transportation claims, technology, licensing, banking, fraud claims, employee issues, nondisclosure agreements, professional and medical liability and malpractice, real estate, construction, condominium, and premises liability issues.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from George Washington University School of Law.

  • Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010, 2012 – 2014
  • Electronic Discovery in the Age of Social Media: A Treasure Trove or Pandora’s Box?, Roetzel & Andress Corporate Counsel Forum, October & November 2013
  • Safeguarding Confidential and Proprietary Information and Trade Secrets: From Daily Operations to Contentious Litigation, What You Need to Know to Preserve Your Company’s Most Valuable Information From Harmful Dissemination, Roetzel & Andress Corporate Counsel Forum, October 2012
  • Being Defensive Without Appearing Offensive: 5 Basic Steps for Formulating Effective Discovery Strategies, Roetzel & Andress Corporate Counsel Forum, October 2010
  • Guest Lecturer, Annual Constitution Day Program, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2006 – 2015

Contact Information

Practice Areas


  • Florida
  • Ohio
  • Virginia
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio


  • The George Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Georgetown University, B.A., 2001