Michael I. Lubin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Hackensack, NJ

Mike Lubin Law
 | 19 Main Street, Court Plaza East
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-525-0505
Fax: 201-525-0559
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2011, 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Appellate (10%)


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    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Michael I. Lubin is the founder and owner of Mike Lubin Law in Hackensack, New Jersey. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 47 years of legal experience, Mr. Lubin provides skilled guidance and aggressive advocacy for clients throughout Bergen County and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Probate and chancery litigation

    ·       Personal injury

    ·       Real estate litigation

    ·       Corporate and commercial litigation

    ·       Land use litigation

    ·       Appeals

    Over the course of his career, Mr. Lubin has successfully handled hundreds of cases in state and federal courts across his region, including 18 reported decisions of the New Jersey Supreme and Superior Court. He has represented numerous beneficiaries who have serious disputes with their siblings and other family members involving matters such as elder financial abuse, fraud and embezzlement, undue influence and other issues. He has also helped recover substantial settlements and awards for plaintiff personal injury victims as well as shareholders victimized by their partners.

    Believing that everyone deserves the highest level of representation and support regardless of their means, Mr. Lubin limits the number of cases he handles at any given time to ensure he is able to provide the personalized attention and responsiveness his clients expect and deserve. Recognized for his success, he has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and many other accolades from his peers along with numerous five-star reviews from his satisfied clients.

    Born in Paterson, New Jersey, Mr. Lubin graduated from Rutgers College in New Brunswick in 1969. He then attended Rutgers School of Law in Newark, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1972. He holds his license to practice in New York as well as New Jersey, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Mr. Lubin is a member of the prestigious Litigation Counsel of America as well as the Bergen County Bar Association, where he served as co-chair for the organization's General Equity Committee. He is also a member of many other local, state and national legal organizations, and he has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards

    Practice Areas
    • 70%General Litigation
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Appellate
    Focus Areas

    Litigation, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury


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    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2011, 2013 - 2017

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    About Michael Lubin

    Admitted: 1972, New Jersey

    Professional Webpage: https://mikelubinlaw.com/michael-l-lubin/


    • The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society comprised of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only.  Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation., Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America , Litigation Counsel of America, 2008
    • The National Trial Lawyers is an invitation only organization which is comprised of the top 100 trial lawyers in each state.  Having been selected as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in the State of New Jersey, Michael Lubin has been invited and accepted as a member., member, National Trial Lawyers, 2013

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney and continually so certified since that date for the past 30 years., 1982

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New Jersey State Bar, 1972
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978 
    • Member Emeritus New Jersey Bar Association;  Master, Hon. Morris Pashman American Inn of Court (Bergen County);  Member Bergen County Bar Association and former Chairman, General Equity Committee.
    • New York State Bar, 1983 

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member and Chair, District IIB Fee Arbitration Committee for Bergen County
    • Member and Chair, New Jersey Supreme Court District II B Ethics Committee (Bergen County), 2005

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Professor, Rutgers University, Bureau of Government Research;  Lecturer, New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education on Land Use Law and Appellate Practice and Procedure;  Lecturer, National Business Institute on Personal Injury Settlements and Representation of Plaintiffs in Wrongful Death Cases.


    • In April of 2013, Michael Lubin obtained a settlement of 1.3 million dollars on behalf of a client for injuries sustained arising out of an automobile accident., 2013

    Representative Clients:

    • British Airways, Sunbeam Products, CPC International, Inc.(now Unilever) The Bank of New York, Valley National Bank, Atlantic Stewardship Bank, Township of Weehawken (N.J.) Planning Board, Borough of Old Tappan (N.J.) Planning Board, Special Counsel, Borough of Oradell, Kindercare Child Care Centers.

    Educational Background:

    • Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N.J.  B.A. in American History, 1969
    • Rutgers School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 1972

    Industry Groups

    • Banking
    • Municipalities
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    Office Location for Michael I. Lubin

    19 Main Street
    Court Plaza East
    Hackensack, NJ 07601

    Phone: 201-525-0505

    Fax: 201-525-0559

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