Michael is the Co-Chair of Mandelbaum Barrett PC’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 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.
Michael has been recognized every year since 2006 to the“Best Lawyers in America” list 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.
Michael Saffer Featured in Patch Article on His More Than $8M Settlements in the Past 12 Months
March 5, 2021
Mandelbaum Barrett PC Achieves $1.9 Million Settlement in National Overtime Class Action Against Major Telecommunications Company
October 26, 2020Mandelbaum Barrett PC, PC announces that, after six years of litigation in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, it settled a nationwide overtime collective and a New York Rule 23 class action brought against a major telecommunications company.
Litigation Department Obtains $6.7 Million Award On Behalf Of Client
February 14, 2019On February 14, 2019, Michael Saffer, Co-Chair of the Firm's Litigation Department and Arla D. Cahill, a Member of that Department, obtained an award of $6.7 million in a complex commercial arbitration proceeding before the American Arbitration Association in New York City in which they represented an anesthesiology group that asserted numerous claims against a surgery center. The Arbitrator, following 10 days of hearings with numerous witnesses and hundreds of trial exhibits created by our team, awarded the entire amount requested in the Demand for Arbitration.
Mandelbaum Barrett PC's Litigation Group Receives Great Result in an Overtime Pay Dispute
September 25, 2018The Firm's Litigation Group, led by Co-Chair Michael Saffer, recently received a great result on behalf of their client in a widely publicized overtime pay dispute. Click here to read more.
Property Management Law Services
September 18, 2023Discover Premier Property Management Legal Solutions in New Jersey With a robust team of over 100 esteemed attorneys, Mandelbaum Barrett PC has carved a prominent niche in the New Jersey legal landscape. Our strength is derived from a diverse set of specializations that cater to the multifaceted needs of our clients. While we’re renowned for […]
Trusted Legal Solutions for Property Managers
August 21, 2023Empower Your Operations with Mandelbaum Barrett PC In the intricate world of property management, every detail matters, especially the legal ones. We understand that as property managers, you need a reliable legal partner who can seamlessly weave through the web of landlord-tenant relationships and ensure your operations remain compliant at all levels. At Mandelbaum Barrett […]
22 Attorneys Named to 2024 Best Lawyers List
August 17, 2023Mandelbaum Barrett PC is proud to announce that 22 lawyers were recognized to the 2024 Best Lawyers list. At Mandelbaum Barrett PC, we have always strived for excellence and have consistently sought to uphold the highest standards of legal practice. This recognition serves as a reminder of our ongoing mission to provide unparalleled legal representation […]
Michael Saffer received 2023 NJ Icons Award from NJBiz
August 16, 2023The NJ ICON Awards, presented by NJBIZ, recognize New Jersey business leaders over the age of 60 for their notable successes and demonstration of strong leadership both within and outside of their chosen field. Winners are individuals who have spent decades establishing and maintaining a substantial presence in the New Jersey business community and are […]
21 Mandelbaum Barrett PC Attorneys Named to 2023 New Jersey Super Lawyers Lists
May 11, 2023Congratulations to the Mandelbaum Barrett PC attorneys selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers & Rising Stars lists that were just announced today. We think our team is pretty super too! Learn more about this award and the methodology used by Thomson Reuters here. No aspect of this award or advertisement has been approved by […]
Mandelbaum Barrett PC is proud to announce 17 of our attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2023 list.
August 18, 202215 years of recognition: Barry R. Mandelbaum, Steven Adler, Jeffrey M Rosenthal and Michael Saffer 10 years of recognition: Jeffrey Cappola, Gordon C. Duus, Arthur D. Grossman, Owen T. Hughes and Barry Schwartz William Barrett, David Carton, Damian Conforti, Rebecca Frino, Raj Gadhok, Martin D. Hauptman, Esq., Steven Holt and Lynne Strober *No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the American […]
Michael A. Saffer, Esq., of Mandelbaum Barrett PC Named Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Kessler Foundation
June 17, 2022Roseland, N.J.(May 17, 2022) – Mandelbaum Barrett PC has announced that Partner Michael A. Saffer, Esq., has been named Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Kessler Foundation. Saffer has been a member of Kessler Foundation’s Board of Trustees for four years and most recently served as Chair of the Foundation’s Research Committee for two years. Kessler Foundation researchers […]
Mandelbaum Barrett PC is pleased to announce that fourteen of our attorneys have been selected by their peers to the New Jersey Super Lawyers List* for 2022.
March 17, 2022Steven Adler, Michael Bevacqua, Andrew Bronsnick (**10th year as Super Lawyer and on the Top 100 list), Arla D. Cahill, David Carton, Damian Conforti, Doug Eilender, Raj Gadhok, Arthur Grossman, Barry Mandelbaum, Richard Miller, Michael Saffer, Robert C. Scrivo, Lynne Strober. In addition, the Firm is excited to announce that four of our attorneys were named to the Rising Stars list for 2022, which recognizes the top up-and-coming […]
Michael Saffer interviewed by New Jersey Law Journal regarding the biggest trends in Commercial Litigation
January 26, 2022The likely continuing growth of the global and American economy in 2022 means that more business will be conducted and more acquisitions and consolidations of businesses will occur, according to Michael Saffer, Esq. of co-chair of Commercial and Corporate Litigation at Mandelbaum Barrett PC. Mr. Saffer was recently interviewed by the New Jersey Law Journal regarding the biggest trends in Commercial Litigation.
15 Mandelbaum Barrett PC Attorneys Selected for the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
August 20, 202015 Mandelbaum Barrett PC Attorneys Selected for the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America The latest edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes fifteen Mandelbaum Barrett PC attorneys, representing a wide cross-section of the firm’s full-service capabilities, including commercial litigation, employment law, family law, white collar criminal defense, real estate, tax, bankruptcy […]
Thirteen Mandelbaum Barrett PC Attorneys Recognized By Their Peers In Best Lawyers in America© 2020
August 15, 2019We are proud to announce that thirteen of our attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 edition. In addition, Barry Mandelbaum has been recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers© has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Many of the below attorneys have been listed in this publication for over ten years. *No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the American Bar Association. To learn more about Best Lawyers, visit www.bestlawyers.com/methodology
Michael Saffer Published an Article in ROI-NJ on Minimizing Attorneys' Fees and Costs
August 27, 2018Michael Saffer, Co-Chair of Mandelbaum Barrett PC's Litigation Practice talks about minimizing litigation attorneys' fees and costs in an informative article for ROI-NJ. Check out what Michael has to say about ways companies and individuals can vigorously pursue and defend litigation while keeping costs down.
Michael Saffer Appointed to Board of Trustees of the Kessler Foundation
October 2, 2017Michael Saffer, Co-Chair of the Firm's Litigation Department, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees for the Kessler Foundation, one of the largest non-for-profit research centers in the country.
Michael Saffer Authors NJBiz Triple play on "3 Things to Consider When Deciding Whether to Litigate"
October 1, 2017Michael Saffer, Member and Co-Chair of the Firm's Commercial and Corporate Litigation Practice Group was featured in an NJBiz Tripe Play yesterday on "3 Things to Consider When Deciding Whether to Litigate." Check out what Michael has to say on this important issue.
Member Michael Saffer Featured in NJ Biz
March 5, 2016Member Michael Saffer, Co-Chair of the Commercial and Corporate Litigation Department, was interviewed as part of the NJ Biz Triple Play series. Michael spoke about issues business owners should take into consideration when it comes to litigation and their business, which you can read about