Bar Admissions

Florida 1998, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida 1999; Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals 2008; Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2013

Areas of Practice

Admiralty and Maritime Law
Complex Commercial Business Litigation
Personal injury and Wrongful Death
Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
Regulatory Takings and Land Use

Background and Professional Experience

John Marcus Siracusa, Esq., is a named partner at the South Florida law firm of Janssen, Siracusa, & Keegan PLLC.  He received his J.D. from the University of Miami, where he graduated, cum laude, in 1998.  Mr. Siracusa has represented clients in numerous admiralty, insurance, business, insurance and land use disputes in state and federal courts since 1998, and has received several multi-million dollar verdicts for his clients.

In 2009, the Daily Business Review recognized and honored him as one of South Florida’s Most Effective Lawyers in the category of Complex Business Litigation. Mr. Siracusa has been a course provider for the Florida Department of Financial Services since 2011. He recently lectured on the subject of forced place insurance at the 2015 Windstorm Conference in New Orleans.

He is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, BA (Liberal Studies), 1994, and American Flyers College, 1992.  He is also a commercial pilot, flight instructor and retired U.S. Merchant Marine Captain.

Today, Mr. Siracusa focuses his law practice in the areas of admiralty and maritime law, commercial litigation, plaintiff’s personal injury, insurance coverage disputes and bad faith claims for insureds and subrogation for marine insurers.

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Memberships/ Licenses

Propeller Club of the United States
USCG Master Mariner (Ret.) 1989
FAA Certified Flight Instructor and Commercial Pilot 1992
PADI Scuba Instructor 1988


J.D., University of Miami, cum laude, 1998
B.A., University of Hawaii, 1994
American Flyers College, CFI, CFII, 1992