Michael J. Plata, Esq.
Michael J. Plata, Esq. is a founding partner of Plata Ferrer & Gutiérrez LLC, where his practice is focused on complex business and commercial litigation in federal and state court. Prior to founding Plata Ferrer & Gutiérrez LLC, Mr. Plata was a partner at a large national law firm. Mr. Plata is a magna cum laude graduate of Florida State University and a graduate of Rutgers School of Law-Newark, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Rutgers Race and the Law Review. After graduating from law school, Mr. Plata served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ariel A. Rodríguez, Judge, Appellate Division, Superior Court of New Jersey, and thereafter, the Honorable John E. Wallace, Jr., Retired Associate Justice, Supreme Court of New Jersey. Mr. Plata was named a “rising star” for the 2010 edition of New Jersey “Super Lawyers” by Law and Politics Magazine. In addition to his position with the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, Mr. Plata is Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s Trial Techniques Committee. Mr. Plata is also an active member of the Federal Bar Association of New Jersey, and New Jersey State Bar Association.