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The 561 One of Florida’s Fastest Growing Law Firms

Kelley Kronenberg, Attorneys at Law

Michael J. Fichtel, Howard L. Wander, Heath S. Eskalyo

Founded in 1980, Kelley Kronenberg is a multi-practice business law firm with more than 175 attorneys and 11 locations throughout Florida and the United States.

Michael J. Fichtel, Principal Partner and Chief Executive Officer. Having joined the firm upon admission to the bar in 1987, achieving partnership under the original leadership in 2010, Michael was selected to serve as CEO. He seized the opportunity to implement his vision of expanding and diversifying the firm to one of national acclaim. Understanding that the firm’s strength is dependent on the foundation of its talent, the business model focuses on attracting the industry’s finest, and offering a compensation structure that maximizes earning potential. Michael is unwavering in his commitment to the firm’s transformation, leading with diplomatic and decisive leadership, a keen sense of business intuition, and the endless pursuit of innovative legal and business solutions.

Howard L. Wander, Principal Partner and Chief Operations Officer. Howard serves as Chair of the Property and Casualty, Personal Injury, and Regulated Substances Practices. As COO, with more than 30 years of business experience, he focuses on revenue generation and profitability, identifying, driving, and generating new business opportunities, while expanding upon current business relationships and partnerships. Acting as a catalyst to new business, he is actively involved in ongoing developments and is instrumental in the firm’s evolution from a local to statewide to national platform. Howard serves as co-marketing partner, overseeing public relations, business development, judicial, political, and philanthropic activities across the U.S. Howard’s entrepreneurial vision has led to several successful business practices within the firm.

Heath S. Eskalyo, Principal Partner and Chief Financial Officer. Heath has been instrumental in the firm’s growth, transitioning from a statewide focus to one with national reach. As CFO, Heath focuses on profitability and business development efforts, utilizing more than 30 years of experience and savvy business acumen, positioning the firm to act as disruptors in the legal industry with a progressive sales model that fosters revenue generation and expansion. A civil trial litigator, he focuses on workers’ compensation, insurance fraud, civil liability, construction law, occupational accident and other insurance claims. As a driver of new and ongoing business, Heath serves as co-marketing partner, overseeing public relations, business development, judicial, political, and charitable activities.



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