Michael has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation matters, including but not limited to representing a number of well-known media companies in connection with the distribution of reality television shows, promotion of Mixed Martial Arts events and boxing matches, and purchase and sale of television content.
Michael represents corporations and individuals in a wide range of areas, including:
- breach of contract
- sports law
- media and telecommunications law
- commercial and residential real estate
- business fraud
- partnership disputes
- intellectual property litigation
- business torts
Michael appears frequently in federal and state courts and appellate courts in New Jersey and New York and before various arbitration associations, including the American Arbitration Association, FINRA, and others. Michael places a particular emphasis on New York Law and Procedure, including possessing advanced knowledge of the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court and the New York Appellate Division.
During law school, Michael was the lead articles editor of the Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal. He also served as an intern in the Washington, D.C., office of U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Michael is a member of Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society and Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Honor Society for Economics.
Outside the Firm
Michael spends countless hours mentoring and assisting high school athletes in connection with the recruitment and college application and financial aid process.
He donates significant time assisting underprivileged children developing life skills through his association with the United Way and counsels numerous individuals, including high school students, who suffer from mental illness, through his association with the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Michael works with various individuals and organizations in order to ensure non-discriminatory insurance coverage for individuals seeking medical care for mental illness.