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Michael Stewart Frankel

  • Appeals & Appellate, Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Civil Rights ...
  • New York
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Michael Stewart Frankel has tried and argued cases before New York trial and appellate courts. A pioneer in the area of childhood lead poisoning litigation in New York, Michael has been the lead attorney and attorney of record on many reported cases including the landmark New York lead poisoning case entitled Juarez v. Wavecrest Mgt. Team, Ltd., 88 NY2d 628 [establishing landlords’ regulatory liability for childhood lead poisoning under NYC Local Law 1], Munoz v. Puretz 301 AD2d 382 [liability of landlord for prenatal exposure to lead based paint suffered by the unborn child of a tenant], Zaman v. Patwary 295 AD2d 424 [notice of child under Local Law 1], Perez v. New York City Housing Authority, 304 AD2d 736 [collateral estoppel effect of DOH lead paint violations] and has obtained for his clients millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements. He has taught law and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Michael is the founder of The Frankel Law Firm. He has actively practiced law in New York since 1977 and is highly experienced in numerous areas of civil practice, including lead poisoning litigation, vehicular accidents, age and racial discrimination, police misconduct, brain injury cases, defective products, elevator accidents, insurance, complex commercial litigation, and nursing home abuse and neglect. He is admitted to practice before the state courts of New York as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Practice Areas
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Nursing Home Abuse
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Areas
  • Lead Poisoning Litigation
  • School Accidents and Negligence
  • Truck and Bus Accidents
  • Bike Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Elevator Accidents
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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St Johns Law School
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St. John's University School of Law
J.D. (1976)
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 1654698
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Frankel Law Firm
Contact & Map
New York, NY, USA
Telephone: (212) 888-5100
Principal Office
100 Church Street
New York, NY 10007
Telephone: (212) 888-5100
Cell: (917) 834-7582
Fax: (212) 202-9630