Podhurst Orseck P.A.

Ricardo Martinez-Cid

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Practice Areas

Much of Ricardo’s practice involves personal injury, wrongful death, and product liability cases with a focus on mass torts, class actions, and aviation litigation. He is experienced in Multi-District Litigation and handles select commercial matters.


Ricardo is an accomplished trial lawyer, having obtained multi-million-dollar verdicts on behalf of his clients in both federal and state courts. He has been named “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend Magazine, “Top Lawyer” by Expert Guides, the South Florida Legal Guide, and “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. According to the National Law Journal, his verdict of over 195 million dollars in the Fondo Vision matter was one of the ten largest jury verdicts of 2010. On multiple years, The Daily Business Review has recognized him at its Most Effective Lawyers’ event.

Professional Memberships

AAJ/American Association for Justice (Board of Governors member); FJA/Florida Justice Association (Board of Governors member);

CABA/Cuban American Bar Association (Past President); ABA/American Bar Association (Chair of Aviation and Space Law Committee); Florida

Supreme Court Standing Committee on Fairness and Diversity; International Society of Barristers, ABOTA/American Board of Trail Advocates.


JD, Yale Law School (2000); BA University of Miami (1997)