Michael C. Tyson

  • Undergrad School: Rollins College Economics and Business
  • Law School: Florida State University College of Law
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Firm: Wicker Smith (Central Florida)
390 N. Orange Avenue
Suite 1000
Orlando FL 32801
United States

Michael C. Tyson, originally from Brooklyn, New York, is a partner in the Orlando office. He focuses his practice on legal matters involving medical malpractice, premises liability, negligent security, trucking litigation, general civil litigation and appellate law. Prior to joining Wicker Smith, Mr. Tyson was a shareholder with an Orlando firm that provided legal services in the areas of corporate, tax, real estate, litigation, bankruptcy, estate planning and probate, and workers’ compensation.
Mr. Tyson graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rollins College in 1985. He then went on to earn a Juris Doctor in 1990 from Florida State University. While in law school, he was a national competitor in the Florida State University Moot Court Team. He is a recipient of the Irving Kaufman Securities Law Best Brief Award. Admitted to practice in the state of Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in 1990, Mr. Tyson has earned the respect from his peers, achieving an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Active in the community, Mr. Tyson devotes much of his time to working with Orlando’s Homeless Advocacy Project, The Association to Preserve African American Society, History & Tradition, Inc and the Rollins College Athletic Council.
Mr. Tyson is also a Certified Circuit Civil Mediator.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Diversity Council: Board Liaison
  • Retail and Hospitality Law: Primary

Resources & Articles

USLAW expands Diversity Council

USLAW expands Diversity Council

Posted November 15, 2022

As part of USLAW NETWORK’s ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, USLAW expands the membership of the USLAW NETWORK Diversity Council to include more than a dozen USLAW member attorneys and legal decision-makers from across an array of industries. “We are excited to expand the diversity council by adding… Continue Reading

2022-2023 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors announced

2022-2023 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors announced

Posted September 27, 2022

USLAW NETWORK membership elected the 2022-23 Board of Directors during the recent USLAW NETWORK’s fall member meeting in Austin, Texas. New leadership includes Amanda Pennington Ketchum of Dysart Taylor in Kansas City, Missouri as chair, Oscar J. Cabanas of Wicker Smith in Miami as vice chair, and Kenneth B. Wingate… Continue Reading

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