November 6, 2020

Kelley Kronenberg Principal Partner and Chief Executive Officer Michael Fichtel Selected as SFBW Apogee Awards CEO Honoree for 2020

Kelley Kronenberg Chief Executive Officer Michael Fichtel has been selected as a CEO Apogee Awards Honoree by South Florida Business & Wealth for 2020.

Based on nominations from the public, the Apogee Awards is a unique program created by SFBW magazine to recognize distinguished leaders who hold C-suite positions. The Apogee Awards will honor executives representing Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties in the following roles: Chairman, Partner/Owner, CEO, CFO, CMO, COO, CIO, President and Senior Human Resource Executive.

The Apogee Awards ceremony will take place virtually on December 9th, 2020 at 5:30 PM.

Michael Fichtel is the Principal Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Kelley Kronenberg. Over the last ten years, Michael has changed the face of the firm and the industry. By making client-value and client-relationships as important as the legal services he was providing, Michael proved that outstanding attorneys can also be exceptional business leaders with the right mindset and environment. Michael now uses that philosophy to inspire the firm’s attorneys to place the power of their success in their own hands and his leadership has ensured that Kelley Kronenberg will always provide our attorneys with the optimal environment for professional and business growth.



Kelley Kronenberg is a multi-practice business law firm with nearly 400 employees, more than 175 attorneys and 11 locations throughout Florida and the United States. Founded in 1980, the firm is one of the fastest-growing law firms in Florida and amongst the largest in the U.S. The firm serves all types and sizes of public and private companies, including small businesses and individuals nationwide. Kelley Kronenberg has been recognized amongst the “Largest U.S. Law Firms” by the National Law Journal’s NLJ 500, Law 360 400, and Florida Trend in 2020, “America’s Top Corporate Law Firms” by Forbes and “Top 10” in NLJ’s Women’s Scorecard in 2019. The firm has been the recipient of many accolades most recently including in 2020: “Best Multi-Practice Business Law Firm – USA,” Acquisition International; “Top Workplaces,” Sun Sentinel; “Best Places to Work,” South Florida Business Journal;  “Business of the Year,” “Top 100 Private Companies,” “Top Law Firms,” and “Largest Law Firms,” South Florida Business Journal; “Largest Law Firms,” Tampa Bay Business Journal, Orlando Business Journal,  and Jacksonville Business Journal; “Biggest Law Firms in Florida,” Florida Trend; “Top 100 Law Firms,” South Florida Business & Wealth; Florida’s Largest Law Firms,” American Lawyer’s, Daily Business Review “Review 100” and “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. For more information, visit


Michelle Martinez Reyes, Chief Relations Officer