Mike Bedke, a DLA Piper Real Estate partner in the firm's Tampa and Miami offices, was one of two lawyers to receive the 2019 Medal of Honor Award from The Florida Bar Foundation. The award is the foundation's highest honor and is presented to members of The Florida Bar who have demonstrated their commitment to improving access to justice.
Bedke was recognized for his "exceptional dedication to providing pro bono service, his remarkable advocacy for AIDS patients and domestic violence survivors both locally and internationally, his invaluable support developing the No Place Like Home program and his commitment to improving the lives of veterans, disaster survivors and law students."
Bedke's practice focuses on all aspects of real estate and commercial financing work. He has significant experience with data center leasing and acquisitions. His clients include institutional lenders, investors, national developers and technology companies.