Mr. Cavataro has practiced law since 1989, He received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University in New Orleans. Mr. Cavataro was a litigation law clerk through law school and served Loyola as an Admissions Recruiter, speaking at national forums, including nationwide events in the World Trade Center in New York.
While in law school, Mr. Cavataro participated in drafting nursing home legislation, passed into law to protect the elderly. After three years representing corporations with the AV rated Chicago law firm of Arnstein & Lehr, Mr. Cavataro knew that he would rather fight for individuals instead of big companies. In 1992 Mr. Cavataro joined the Law Team.
Since 1992 Mr. Cavataro has represented only people and their families, handling a wide variety of injury and wrongful death claims. Mr. Cavataro has litigated cases throughout South Florida and the Treasure Coast and has been a key trial team member, prosecuting numerous cases to verdict, including an $8.1 million wrongful death verdict.
Mr. Cavataro has also presented appellate argument before the 4th District Court of Appeals. In recognition of his skill and compassion, Mr. Cavataro directs the firm’s Personal Injury Department.
Bar Admissions & Memberships
Mr. Cavataro is admitted to the Florida Bar (1989) and the U.S. District Court for the So. District of Florida (1991). Mr. Cavataro is a member of the Florida Justice Association where he is an EAGLE Sponsor; the Palm Beach Justice Association (former director); the Palm Beach County Bar Association; and the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar.
Mr. Cavataro lives in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He enjoys spending time with his wife of nearly 30 years, Carin, and their two young adult children. He is devoted to his two rescue dogs and, of course, Miami Heat basketball.