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Murray B. Silverstein, Mediator & Arbitrator, Tampa, Florida.

Murray B. Silverstein

Diplomate member
Greenspoon Marder LLP
401 E. Jackson St.
Suite 3650
Tampa, FL 33602
Tel: 813.769.7020
Cell: 727.686.8385
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Recognized to Florida Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration
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  • Practice Commenced1994
  • # of MEDS (as of 27/5/23)200
  • # of ARBS (as of 27/5/23)10
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Since certification as a Circuit-Civil mediator in 1994, Mr. Silverstein has devoted himself to the process of resolving both private and court-ordered disputes through the mediation process. He will diligently and unconditionally exhaust all possible measures to facilitate fair, reasonable, and acceptable compromises on behalf of disputing parties.

Through the dynamic process of mediation, Mr. Silverstein provides adversaries the opportunity, forum, and resources to thoroughly consider various creative alternatives to litigation in order to resolve their disputes. Mediation has proven to be a smart and cost effective  means to effect closure and have control over the outcome of a disputed matter.  Substantial numbers of parties have benefited from Mr. Silverstein's mediation skills in achieving settlement. 

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Libel & Slander
  • Media & Communications
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates


  • J.D. - Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida - 1982
  • B.A. - Stetson University, Deland, Florida - 1980
  • Harvard Law School, Program on Negotiation/Advanced Mediation Training - 2007, Cambridge, MA
  • National Adademy of Distinguished Neutrals (Diplomate) - Advanced Mediation Training - 2012, Boston, MA; - 2019, Seattle, WA

Memberships & Affiliations

The Florida Bar:

  • Florida Bar Board of Governors - 6th Judicial Circuit Representative (2003-2011);
  • The Florida Bar Journal Editorial Board (1992-99);
  • CLE Committee Member (1993-96);
  • Trial Lawyers Section Member (1983-present)
  • Chair, Sixth Circuit Fee Arbitration Committee (1997-00);
  • Member, Pro Bono Service Awards Committee (2000-2010);
  • President's Award for Public Service, The Florida Bar Board of Governors;
  • William Reece Smith, Jr. Pro Bono Service Award, Stetson University College of Law;
  • Fellow and Board Member, The Florida Bar Foundation

The Florida Bar Foundation, Inc.:

  • President-Elect 
  • Chair, Technology Committee
  • Member, Executive Committee

American Bar Association:

  • Litigation Section; 
  • Subcommittee on Commercial Litigation, Banking, Business Torts;
  • Committee on Professionalism and Professional Ethics;

 Mediation/Arbitration Affiliations and Training: 

  • Member, Florida Academy of Professional Mediators;
  • Panelist, American Arbitration Association;
  • Diplomate, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals 


Rates Information

Mediation Session - time for actual attendance is charged at the rate of $500.00 per hour per party for two-party mediations. The fee for mediations involving three parties or more is $200.00 per hour per party.

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