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Michael Cordrey is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation department. He has tried over 50 cases to verdict and many more to settlement or dismissal during the trial, mediation, or arbitration. Michael represents clients in state and federal court; and, while most of his practice is devoted to cases involving insurance disputes, products liability, construction accidents, and premises liability, he also has significant experience in litigation involving commercial contracts and commercial real estate.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Accident Cases
  • Premises Liability
  • Commercial Litigation Arising out of Contract
  • Real Estate Disputes
  • Trust and Estates Dispute

Practice Areas



  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • J.D., The University of Baltimore, 1981
  • M.A., Hofstra University, 1979
  • B.A., Washington College, 1975

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, Defense Research Institute