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Marc earned his Bachelor’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University, and his law degree from Nova University School of Law.  Since his admission to the Florida Bar in 1992, he has specialized in professional liability, personal injury and general liability. Prior to entering private practice, he was a Corporate Risk Manager/Attorney for EMSA Limited Partnership, a company that provided health care professional staffing services to various health care facilities nationwide.

Marc’s experience makes him uniquely qualified to understand the complexities of medical malpractice and general liability matters.  While Marc has handled medical malpractice matters involving all specialties, Marc has developed specific expertise in Emergency Medicine, Ophthalmology, and Otolaryngology (ENT). He is also a sought after expert in the Emergency Medicine Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) and Florida Access To Emergency Care Law. He has lectured on the topics both in Florida and nationally.

He previously was a Certified Health Care Risk Manager in the State of Florida. He is a member of the Health and Administrative Law sections of The Florida Bar; the Miami-Dade County Bar Association; the Broward County Bar Association; the U.S. District Court of Appeals; and the United States Supreme Court. He has previously served on the Eleventh Circuit Fee Arbitration Committee of The Florida Bar. He has also served on the Board of Directors of The Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation, an organization that was dedicated to making emergency departments safer.

Marc was selected one of 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Health Care by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell. Marc has been selected by Super Lawyers Magazine Florida Editions 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 as one of the Super Lawyers. He also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from America’s Top 100 Attorneys. Marc was also designed “AV Preeminent” in 2013 – 2019 from Martindale-Hubbell. Marc has been a member of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2010. 

EDUCATION

  • NOVA UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL (n/k/a Nova Southeastern University), Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    • Juris Doctorate – May 1992
      Dean’s List
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
    University Park, PA

    • Bachelor of Arts in Medical Anthropology, Dean’s List –  June 1989

COURTS ADMITTED

  • All Florida Courts – 1992
  • United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit
    Supreme Court of the United States

APPOINTMENTS

  • Certified Health Care Risk Manager – Florida 1992 – 2017
  • Florida Bar Eleventh Circuit Fee Arbitration Committee 2001 – 2005
  • Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation
    • Board of Directors 2008 – 2012
    • Education Committee 2008 – 2011
    • Treasurer 2011 – 2012

HONORS

  • AV Rated – Martindale Hubbell
  • Judicial Edition AV Preeminent Attorney 2013, 2014 –Martindale Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers – Super Lawyers Magazine 2014, 2015
  • Top Rated Lawyers in Healthcare – American Lawyer Media and Martindale Hubbell 2013

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Florida Bar
  • Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Administrative Law Division, Florida Bar
  • America Board of Trial Advocates
  • Health Law Division, Florida Bar
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

PRESENTATIONS

  • COBRA (EMTALA) REVIEW
    • Florida ASHRM – November 1994
  • COBRA (EMTALA) REVIEW
    • Defense Attorney Seminar – 
      August 1995
  • COBRA UPDATE
    • 6th Annual Defense Attorney Seminar – April 8, 1999
  • RISK MANAGEMENT FOR THE DENTAL PRACTITIONER
    • University of Florida College of Dentistry Hialeah Clinic – November 5, 2004
  • EMTALA UPDATE
    • Columbia Hospital, West Palm Beach, FL – March 10, 2005
  • RESPONDING TO UNANTICIPATED OUTCOMES
    • Florida Society of Ophthalmology Annual Seminar – August 28, 2005
  • COBRA UPDATE
    • Sterling Healthcare, Medical Director Conference – May 1, 2006
  • AMENDMENTS 7 & 8
    • Sheridan Healthcare Florida Regional Medical Director Meeting – September 2007
  • COBRA UPDATE
    • Sterling Sunshine State Emergency Medicine Rally – June 28, 2007
  • AMENDMENT 8 A/K/A THREE STRIKES AND YOU’RE OUT
    • North Shore Hospital/Phoenix Emergency Physicians Seminar – September 27, 2007
  • EMERGENCY MEDICINE RISK MANAGEMENT
    • Broward General Medical Center – September 17, 2008
  • COORDINATING THE DEFENSE AND ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS
    • Defense Seminar – March 2013

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