OCALA, Fla. — Michael C. Siboni, a founding member of Siboni and
Buchanan PLLC in Ocala, recently was accepted as a new member of the
American Law Society Board of Directors with America’s Top Lawyers
The American Law Society made the announcement in a Nov. 24, 2016
“He has focused his practice on complex litigation in the areas
of aviation, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death,
commercial transactions, insurance and equine law in both state and
federal court,” the news release said. “Siboni is certified by
the Florida Supreme Court as a circuit civil and appellate mediator.
Additionally, he is a federal-court mediator and Florida Supreme
Court-qualified as an arbitrator.”
Thomson Reuters recognized him as a Florida “Super Lawyer”
from 2006 to 2012, ranking
him in the top 5 percent of his peers. Siboni
to practice in front of courts such as the U.S. Supreme Court, the
U.S. Court of Appeals, the 5th and 11th U.S.
District Court circuits, and the Southern, Middle and Northern
districts of Florida.
“Drawing on 31 years of legal experience, Mr. Siboni specializes
in finding better ways to settle disputes through the practice of
mediation,” the news release said. “Through the mediation
process, Siboni aims to amicably resolve disputes and enable legal
matters to result in a win-win outcome for all concerned parties. Mr.
Siboni’s significant experience litigating civil matters has lent
itself to his reputation as an effective and skillful mediator.”
According to Siboni’s biography on his law firm’s website, his
expertise has brought considerable recognition from multiple
“(Siboni) maintains an ‘AV’ rating by the Martindale-Hubbell
Law Directory, and Thomson Reuters has recognized him as a Florida
‘Super Lawyer,’” the news release said. “Siboni is most
notably a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial
lawyer honorary society comprised of experienced and effective
litigators throughout the United States who have exhibited
accomplishment in litigation and trial work, and have superior
The “AV” rating is the highest-such rating
a lawyer can receive from his or her peers in the legal
Additionally, Siboni’s professional memberships
include The Florida Bar, American Bar Association, Marion County Bar
Association, Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Lawyer-Pilots
Bar Association, D.R. Smith Inns of Court and he is the Co-Founder of
the American Academy of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
“American Law Society’s board of directors selectively chooses
lawyers who show a history of greatness and consistency,” the news
release said. “It is their privilege to have Mr. Siboni join the
“We look forward to following attorney Siboni’s career and are
extremely excited to see his articles, videos, and information posted
on American Law Society’s platform,” Valerie Dougherty of the
American Law Society said in the release.