Empire State Counsel (50 hours pro bono work in a calendar year): Two-Time Honoree; Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award: summa cum laude (1000 hours public service work)
Admitted to Practice
Michael areas of practice include: real estate, corporate, probate, wills, trusts and estates law and litigation, including landlord/tenant and foreclosure representation. He has published legal articles and spoken before committees of the American Bar Association. He counsels individuals and companies on all legal issues and represents them in negotiations and transactional and adversarial proceedings.
Michael has been practicing law for over 12 years and is admitted to practice in New York. He has represented clients in all aspects of legal matters – from due diligence and contract negotiations to litigation appeals. He has also drafted a brief filed with the Supreme Court of the United States and argued before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.
Michael graduated from Fordham University School of Law in 2005. He also obtained a Master of Engineering from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and a Bachelor of Science with Honors from Hofstra University. He served as Symposium Editor for the prestigious Fordham Urban Law Journal, organizing a conference on urban centers after September 11th.
Real estate buyer, seller, and lender representation; contract and license negotiation and drafting; litigation; probate representation in the Surrogate’s Court; will and trust drafting; landlord/tenant; foreclosure; purchase due diligence.