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Michael Iles

Associate


Ft Lauderdale Office

miles@balljanik.com
T: 727.742.6300
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Overview

Michael Iles is an associate in Ball Janik LLP’s Insurance Recovery practice group. Mr. Iles focused his practice on complex civil litigation and representing individual and business policyholders in insurance coverage litigation in both state and federal courts. He also has significant experience in the practice areas of general commercial litigation and civil litigation, with an emphasis in construction litigation.

Before his legal career, Mr. Iles honorably served four years on active duty in the United States Navy. While in law school, he worked with the University of Miami School of Law’s Federal Appellate Clinic and served as a Certified Legal Intern for the Broward County State Attorney’s Office in the Juvenile division.

Mr. Iles began practicing in 2018 after graduating cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. Prior to joining Ball Janik, he worked for a full-service firm with robust Insurance Counseling and Recovery and Litigation Practice Groups.

On a personal note, Mr. Iles is a devoted husband and father to his wife and three daughters.

Education:

  • J.D., 2018, University of Miami School of Law
  • B.S., 2009, Florida State University

Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

    Kelly Corcoran is an insurance coverage attorney focused on resolving complex insurance coverage disputes on behalf of individual and corporate policyholders in their pursuit to recover claims. He has significant experience in handling construction defect coverage issues involving commercial and residential buildings including apartment complexes, condominiums, and single-family homes, as well as other coverage issues involving personal injury and property damage claims. Mr. Corcoran was selected to the Florida Rising Stars list, published in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016-2018. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

    Before joining Ball Janik LLP, Mr. Corcoran served as coverage counsel for several national insurers, in which he gained invaluable experience in understanding how insurance companies defend themselves in legal battles with claimants and policyholders. His experience includes litigating disputes arising under commercial, homeowners, automobile and general liability policies.

    Mr. Corcoran has been involved with coverage issues ranging from improperly installed roofs, fire sprinkler systems, curtain wall systems, and post-tension cables to large multi-district litigation involving Chinese drywall and FEMA Formaldehyde Travel Trailers. Mr. Corcoran is well-versed in primary and excess insurance policies, policy interpretations, as well as insurance policies covering subcontractors and additional insureds. He has numerous published opinions in the areas of tort and insurance law, including Claudio v. Regaldo, 116 So.3d 451 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013).

    Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Corcoran was a partner in the second oldest law firm in Florida, Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP. On a personal note, Mr. Corcoran enjoys spending his free time with his wife, daughter, son, and two dogs.