Paul A. Feigenbaum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Albany, NY

O'Connell & Aronowitz, P.C.
 | 54 State Street, Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-462-5601
Fax: 518-462-2670
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1971
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (80%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Of counsel to O'Connell and Aronowitz, Paul A. Feigenbaum has more than 45 years of experience providing high-level representation for his clients. From the firm's office in Albany, New York, he regularly represents his clients in cases before the state courts of New York, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Feigenbaum's law practice is concentrated in the areas of complex commercial trials and appeals, commercial and corporate transactions, and mediation and arbitration.

Mr. Feigenbaum graduated with his Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College in 1967. He then went on to attend Columbia Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1971. He was admitted to practice in New York the same year. After graduation, Mr. Feigenbaum was a partner at several well-known law firms and was also the general counsel of the New York State Unified Court System before joining O’Connell and Aronowitz.

Over his long and exemplary career, Mr. Feigenbaum has obtained numerous impressive results for his clients. In one case, he won a $25.25 million judgment for a company following a five-month trial. He holds a "Superb" rating from his peers through Avvo, and he has also received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Feigenbaum is actively involved in the legal community. He is a member of the Albany County Bar Association and the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association. He is additionally a member of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct and served as the president of the Senior Services of Albany Foundation and vice president of the Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Center Foundation.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (80%)

Business/Corporate (10%)

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas



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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019

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About Paul Feigenbaum

Admitted: 1971, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyer’s list since 2011
  • Earned Martindale Hubbell’s prestigious AV rating with recognition in Appellate Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association
  • United States District Courts – 4 New York State Districts
  • New York State Bar Association – CPLR Committee, Trial Lawyers’ and Commercial Litigation Sections
  • New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct Panel of Referees
  • United States Court of Appeals – Second District
  • New York State
  • Albany County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • United Jewish Appeal/Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Greater New York, Executive Committee
  • Past President of the Senior Services of Albany Foundation
  • United Jewish Appeal/Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Greater New York, Chairman, Young Lawyers’ Division
  • United Jewish Appeal/Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Greater New York, Former Member
  • Board of Directors of Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center Foundation

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Part 117 of The Rules of The Chief Administrator of The Courts: The Development of A Court Rule From The Perspective of Court Administration”  –  New York Law Journal, May 13, 1982, p. 1, col. 3; co-authored with Shirley Mitgang, Esq.


  • Largest judgment obtained $25.25 million., 1991

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Appointed in 2015 as member of the Committee on Character and Fitness of the Appellate Division, Third Department for a five-year term

Educational Background:

  • Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, B.A., 1967

Industry Groups

  • Medical Devices
  • Municipal
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Professions
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Paul A. Feigenbaum

54 State Street
Albany, NY 12207

Phone: 518-462-5601

Fax: 518-462-2670

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Last Updated: 3/27/2019

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