Michael J. Lane is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation department. He has over 30 years of practice experience as a litigator. He has tried cases, argued appeals and represented clients in a wide range of domestic and international disputes involving commercial, securities, intellectual property, insurance, employment, and real estate issues. Michael has conducted international arbitrations for clients from Europe, North America and South America, and he has acted as an arbitrator with the London Court of International Arbitration.
Prior to joining the firm, Michael practiced at the law firm of Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C. (the same firm where he began his legal career in 1985). He previously established the litigation practice at Roberts, Sheridan & Kotel, P.C., where he was senior litigation partner until 2001. Prior to joining Sheridan & Kotel, P.C., Michael was associated with Cahill Gordon & Reindel from 1987 to 1992, and with Hertzog, Calamari & Gleason from 1993 to 1995.
In addition to his legal practice, Michael is an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law, where he has taught since 1993.