Dal Lago Law

Dal Lago Law

Highly Rated Premier Business & Bankruptcy Law Firm With Over 20 Years -- Exp. Assisting Business Owners In Southwest Florida. We Deliver Customized Business & Legal Solutions.

Firm Overview

Dal Lago Law is a premier bankruptcy and corporate law firm based in Naples, Florida. As a leading bankruptcy attorney in Naples FL, our law firm is committed to providing its clients with unique, forward-thinking solutions and delivering superior results. We pride ourselves on cultivating long lasting partnerships with our clients as well as the Naples and greater Southwest Florida community.

Dal Lago Law offers strategic legal guidance in the areas of Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, workouts, debt restructuring, and corporate reorganizations. Our client base consists of both commercial and individual Debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, Directors and Officers, creditors' committees, lenders, equipment lessors, trade creditors, real estate developers, landlords, and trustees. Practice areas at Dal Lago Law also include business law, corporate formation, commercial litigation, and general corporate legal counseling.

With more than 18 years of corporate bankruptcy law experience, the firm's founder, Mike Dal Lago, moved his practice from New York City to Naples, Florida where he applies the problem solving skill set that he acquired in Manhattan to the legal challenges in Florida. As a result, Dal Lago Law's clients enjoy the benefits of engaging an attorney trained in our nation's most sophisticated and demanding legal community without the high costs.

Main Office

Main Office
999 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Naples FL 34108

Phone

(239) 571-6877

Michael R. Dal Lago, Founder and Managing Partner

Dal Lago Law

Mike Dal Lago, the founder of Dal Lago Law, has more than 20 years of experience providing customized and comprehensive legal business solutions for businesses in Southwest Florida worth $1.5 million and more. He has consistently been recognized in Florida Trend's prestigious Legal Elite list, and is an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can receive for their professional ethics and legal ability by their peers and judiciary. Mike is admitted to practice law in Florida, New York and New Jersey.

With broad experience in an array of industries including consumer retail, healthcare and real estate, Mike has represented mid-market clients in some of the largest and most challenging cases in the nation such as Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., General Motors, Chrysler, Enron Corp., WorldCom, Inc., General Growth Properties, and Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, to name a few. He employs a holistic multidisciplinary business and legal approach for every stage in the lifecycle of a business from formation and corporate governance to growth and maintenance. In the unfortunate event of financial distress, Mike offers clients value-added expertise and strategies for navigating corporate restructurings and Chapter 11 bankruptcies.

Prior to founding his law firm in 2012, Mike was a Corporate Bankruptcy Partner at a Cleveland, Ohio based midsize firm in Naples. He moved to Naples, Florida from New York City where he began his career working at a prestigious 130+ attorney law firm. He practiced there for 13 years, working his way up the ladder from Associate to Bankruptcy Partner. Mike began his legal career in 1999 as an Associate at a full service Manhattan-based firm that was founded in 1830.

Mike has been very involved with the Southwest Florida community and professional organizations since moving to Naples. He is the former President of the Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professionals Association, and has served on the Boards of The Village School of Naples and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast. Mike was a member of the Leadership Collier Class of 2015 and a volunteer for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida. He is also the former president of the Naples Toastmasters Club.

Mike Dal Lago received his Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 1998. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Mike was born and raised in New Milford, New Jersey. He currently lives in Naples, Florida with his wife and two sons.

Areas of Law
-Bankruptcy Chapter 11
-Commercial Litigation
-Creditors Rights
-Business Law

Community Involvement:
-Former Board Member of The Village School of Naples
-Former Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters
-Member of the Leadership Collier Class of 2015
-Past Volunteer for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida
-Professional Associations:
-Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute
-Member of the American Bar Association
-Member of the Collier County Bar Association
-Past President of the Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professionals Association

Awards:
-AV Preeminent
-Florida Trend Legal Elite

Serving Naples, Ft. Myers, Sarasota and Tampa

To contact Mr. Dal Lago call (239) 571-6877.

Christian Garrett Haman, Associate

Dal Lago Law

Mr. Haman is an Associate Attorney at Dal Lago Law. He assists companies at all stages of their corporate development, primarily representing debtors and creditors as they navigate the complexities of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Prior to joining Dal Lago Law, Mr. Haman honed his legal writing skills as a Judicial Extern with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2019.

Mr. Haman received his Doctor of Law degree from Emory University School of Law in 2018. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Law's Transactional Law and Skills Certificate program one of the most celebrated and prestigious experiential learning programs in the United States.

Mr. Haman earned the privilege of serving as a Managing Editor for the Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review, where he received a journal certificate for "excellence in Legal Scholarship". In 2017, he wrote numerous decisions for Administrative Judges while serving as a Summer Judicial Clerk with the United States Merit Systems Protection Board.

Mr. Haman received his Bachelor of Science from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2015, and is a graduate of its Leadership Academy.

He is currently a member of the American Bar Association and the Collier County Bar Association, and a Lifetime Member of the Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association.

A native of Naples, Florida, Mr. Haman works to ensure Florida fosters a business environment friendly to investors and vendors alike.

Areas of Law
-Bankruptcy Chapter 11
-Commercial Bankruptcy
-Bankruptcy
-Business Law

Community Involvement
-Graduate, Florida Gulf Coast University Leadership Academy
-Lifetime Member, Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association
-Volunteer, Greater Naples Fire District Toy Drive, 2003-Present

Publications
-Broadband in the Age of Pai: The Past, Present, and Future of the Internet, 4 Emory Corp. Governance & Accountability Rev. 407 (2017)

Professional Associations
-American Bar Association
-Collier County Bar Association

To contact Mr. Haman call (239) 571-6877.