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Michael J. Bauman

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1801 North Highland Ave
Tampa, Florida 33602
T: 813. 204.6479
F: 813.223.9620

Michael Bauman focuses his practice on defending civil litigation claims in Florida's state courts. He regularly represents hospitals, physician groups, and physicians in medical malpractice litigation and administrative proceedings, in addition to lawyers, law firms, and other licensed professionals in professional liability litigation.  He has been recognized by his peers for his work in these areas and selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America and Florida Super Lawyers publications. 

A proud Double Gator, Michael obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida where he was also inducted into Florida Blue Key.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Florida Blue Key
   • President, Fort Lauderdale Alumni Association (2020-2021)

The First Tee of Tampa Bay
   • Member, Junior Advisory Board

Hillsborough County Bar Association
   • Member, YLD Events Committee (2021-2023)
   • Healthcare Section
   • Litigation Section

Honors & Recognitions

Included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for Medical Malpractice Law Defense (2024)

Recognized as a “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2023, 2024)


Michael was born and raised in Wellington, Florida.


University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 2019
• Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Board
• Florida Blue Key

University of Florida, B.A., 2016

Bar and Court Admissions


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida