Professional Experience

Creditors’ Rights and Collections; Commercial and Civil Litigation; Appellate Litigation; Family Law; Municipal/Land Use Litigation.

Michael is a member of the Litigation Department, Chair of the firm’s Creditors’ Rights Department and Co-chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Michael’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, creditors’ rights and collections.  Michael’s practice also includes municipal, land use and family law litigation.  In addition, Michael has appeared before the Appellate Division, Fourth Department on a variety of matters since joining Lacy Katzen.

Before joining Lacy Katzen, Michael spent two years as an Appellate Court Attorney with the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, where he handled both civil and criminal appeals.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association

  • Monroe County Bar Association

  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers


  • Syracuse University College of Law
  • St. John Fisher College


  • New York State Bar
  • United States District Court
  • Western District of New York
  • United States Bankruptcy Court


Michael is listed in Super Lawyers for 2016 and 2017 as an Upstate New York “Rising Star”. He was also recognized by the Daily Record in 2016 as an “Up and Coming Attorney”.


Mike resides in East Rochester, New York, with his wife, Molly, and their three children. He enjoys fishing and golf.