Michael is the Co-Chair of Mandelbaum Barrett’s Commercial and Corporate Litigation group and focuses his practice on the areas of complex commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, restrictive covenant contracts and corporate counseling. He represents banks, national corporations, closely held companies and entrepreneurs, and has considerable experience in both seeking and opposing injunctive relief actions. He has obtained numerous multi-million-dollar verdicts.
As a seasoned trial attorney, Michael has litigated jury trials, bench trials and arbitration in diverse areas including contract actions, shareholder disputes, medical malpractice, adverse possession, palimony and bank fraud. Michael has been recognized every year since 2006 by “Best Lawyers in America” in commercial litigation as one of the top litigators in America. He has also been selected for inclusion in the New Jersey Super Lawyers Edition every year since 2009 for Business Litigation, and every year since 2006 by “Top Lawyers in New York” as one of the top litigators in the New York Metropolitan area.
Michael serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee for the Kessler Foundation, one of the largest not-for-profit research centers in the country. Michael is a member of The Litigation Counsel of America, a “by invitation only” organization of the top litigators in the United States.