Michael P. Graff

Attorney in New York, NY
Author: "Condominium Liens: Which Come First," The Queens Bar Journal, 1992. Co-Author: Report on Proposed New York Court Rule Regarding Interrogatories, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction, October 29, 2004; "The Art of Pleading - State Courts," Course Materials and Presenter, New York City Bar C.L.E., January 2008 and 2009. Panel Member: NYC Contract Dispute Resolution Board. Arbitrator: Civil Court of the City of New York. Mediator, Commercial Divisions of Supreme Courts, New York and Queens Counties. Mediator and Arbitrator, Joint Committee on Fee Disputes and Conciliation. Safe Horizon Mediator of Civil Court and Community Disputes. Formerly Partner: Kurzman, Karelsen & Frank, LLP; Moore, Berson, Lifflander, Eisenberg & Mewhinney; Becker, Goldstein & Graff. Safe Horizon Mediation Program. Mediator for Federal District court for the Southern District of New York, Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. Fellow: Master, American Inn of Court, New York Chapter.
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  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Contracts
  • Condominium Law
  • Contract Litigation
  • Utility and Telecommunication Audit and Consultant Compensation
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Probate Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate


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4.6 out of 5.0

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Admission Details

Admitted in 1961, New York
1983, Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern (Trial Bar), Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Third and Sixth Circuits
U.S. Supreme Court

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  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Law School Attended

    Brooklyn Law School

    University Attended

    Michigan State University

    Basic and Advanced Certified Mediation Training and Apprenticeship

    Special Agencies

    NYC Contract Dispute Resolution Board; Safe Horizon Mediation Program; Joint Committee on Fee Disputes & Conciliation.

    Associations & Memberships

    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committees on: Law and Science, 1993-1994; Uniform State Laws, 1995-1998; State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction, 2003-2006; Litigati... More

    Bar Fellowship

    Master, American Inn of Court, New York Chapter.

    Representative Cases

    National Utility Service, Inc. v. J.R. Sexton, Inc., 1989 WL 343048 (D. Conn.); Utility Consultants, Inc. v. Beth Israel Medical Center, 307 A.D.2d 834, 763 N.Y.S.2d 466; Parkash v. UtiliSave Corporation, 295 A.D.2d 330, 743 N.Y.S.2d 889; National Utility Service, Inc. v. Savannah Food & Industries, Inc., 1994 WL 16182865, 1994 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 182... More

    Hobbies & Interests

    Architecture and History of New York City, Central Park Conservancy Tour Guide

    Contact Information


    917-902-7979 Call Now



    Office Information
    Michael P. Graff
     161 West 61st Street, 11th Floor,
    New York, NY 10023-7450


    Michael P. Graff (New York, New York)

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