As the managing principal and founder of Hiller, PC, Michael S. Hiller is committed to serving clients in New York, New York. He focuses his practice on insurance law, bad faith denial of disability insurance benefits, business and commercial litigation, land use litigation, zoning litigation, construction litigation and transactional law. He is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey.
After earning a Bachelor of Arts in history with distinction and high honors from Union College, Mr. Hiller went on to attend American University Washington College of Law. He received his Juris Doctor in 1991, graduating cum laude.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Hiller has built a reputation on aggressively fighting for his clients' rights in claims against local and state governments, as well as multinational corporations and other large institutions. He was one of the first attorneys to use the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act when prosecuting claims of disability and insurance carrier fraud. Mr. Hiller's notable successes also include winning, what was at the time, the largest verdict in a New York State disability insurance case.
Mr. Hiller is admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. In addition to his work in the courtroom, he is also an arbitrator for cases in The Civil Court of the City of New York and a mediator for the commercial division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. Mr. Hiller also taught criminal justice and constitutional law at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice as an adjunct professor of law.
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Last Updated: 7/1/2016