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Michael Feinstein has three decades of broad and varied experience in virtually all aspects of real estate litigation from commencement through trial. He is also an appellate advocate, having briefed and argued numerous appeals in the New York State courts.   


  • Lease and other contract disputes
  • Purchase and sale disputes
  • Brokerage commission disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Mortgage foreclosure actions
  • Distressed debt matters
  • Condo/coop disputes


Recognition & Leadership

  • Peer Review Rating “AV” Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2020-2023
  • Team Member, U.S. News – Best Lawyers, "Law Firm of the Year: Litigation - Real Estate," 2022

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York


  • J.D., with distinction, Hofstra University School of Law, 1990
    • Member, Hofstra Law Review
  • B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1984
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York