Michael P. Manning

Michael P. Manning

Of Counsel

Michael P. Manning has wide-ranging experience in real estate and complex commercial litigation.

He also represents financial institutions and broker-dealers in arbitrations before the New York Stock Exchange and the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc.  Additionally, he has experience representing nationally-recognized institutional lenders in contested commercial mortgage foreclosures, distressed loan workouts, restructures, creditors' rights and insolvency issues.

In 2007, Michael became one of the first attorneys in New York to be certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design(LEED®) Accredited Professional.


  • Real estate litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Securities arbitration
  • Hotel and resort litigation
  • Real estate transactions
  • Appellate practice
  • Commercial mortgage foreclosures
  • Green building and sustainable development
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  • U.S. Green Building Council LEED® Accredited Professional

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Best Law Firms Edition, "Law Firm of the Year," Real Estate - Litigation, 2017-2018
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011 and 2012
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

°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, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York


  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 1983
  • A.B., cum laude, Georgetown University, 1980
Admitida para practicar como abogado en
  • Nueva York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit