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Michael Kwon is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Department. Michael’s practice focuses on complex commercial disputes in federal, state and bankruptcy courts around the country. Michael’s extensive experience includes trademark, contract, bankruptcy, real estate, employment and securities litigation. Michael also has significant experience in all forms of alternative dispute resolution, including arbitrations and mediations. Michael has represented publicly-traded companies, private equity firms, hedge funds, closely-held companies and high net worth individuals.
Prior to joining the Firm, Michael was associated with an Am Law 100 law firm and a boutique litigation firm in New York City. Michael also served as a law clerk for the Hon. Frank Maas, United States Magistrate Judge (Ret.), in the Southern District of New York.
Michael received his J.D. cum laude from Brooklyn Law School, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, and was the recipient of the Stanley W. Nathanson Prize, which is awarded to a graduate on the basis of special proficiency in the study of law, personality, and traits of character which warrant the belief that he or she will bring honor and credit to the legal profession. Michael received his Bachelor of Arts in history cum laude from Binghamton University (SUNY).
Michael is admitted to practice in New York State and in numerous federal courts around the country.