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Michael P. Graff has resolved, by negotiation, mediation, arbitration or litigation, over 3600 cases, in varied industries, particularly in contract, consulting, construction, employment discrimination, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, marketing, printing and packaging, real estate (including coops and condominiums, commercial leasing), textiles and utilities. In the labor relations and employment law field on behalf of management and employees, including an association of private hospitals, voluntary hospitals and other industries on all aspects of labor-management relations; trying to verdict, or award or mediate employment discrimination and civil rights cases. Tried to verdict as lead counsel complex contract issues, employment discrimination, personal injury and property damage contested probate and family law cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. Prepared and/or argued appeals in state and federal courts including the Supreme Court of the United States. Working knowledge of creditors’ rights, based upon experience in asset-based financing transactions and negotiation on behalf of both lenders and borrowers; and enforcement of secured transactions.
Soliya Program conducting live connection programs between students of Western Universities and Universities from Predominantly Muslim Countries.
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Continuing Arbitrator Certification. Over 400 hours of Office of Court Administration approved mediation training including by Carol Liebman, Dina Jansenson and Michael Young; Margaret Shaw; Simeon Baum, Stephen J. Hochman, Adam J. Berner and Robert Collins; Continuing Legal Education training sponsored by U.S. District Courts, AAA, City Bar, ABA, New York Peace Institute, FINRA, EEOC and others on Mediation in commercial, Employment Discrimination, Construction Law Mediation and Ethics, Divorce, Child Custody and Visitation; Coach in N Y City Bar Advance Commercial Mediator Training programs and Mentor for Mediators on U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Graff Law Offices
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Mediate Your Co-op/Conpo Residential Disputes
Condominium Liens; Which Comes First … Mortgages or Common Charges?