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Michael J. Firestone

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Firestone Law PLLC
641 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1313
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 646-568-4009
Fax: 212-954-5295
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017
Licensed in New York Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (90%), Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael J. Firestone is the founder of Firestone Law PLLC in New York, New York. Mr. Firestone's practice focuses on business litigation, and he represents clients throughout the New York metropolitan area.

Mr. Firestone is a seasoned litigator and strong negotiator. Over the course of his legal career, he has tried cases in state and federal courts. He has experience with a diverse range of cases, including those involving breach of fiduciary duty, business divorce, contracts, fraud, real estate litigation and securities litigation. In addition to litigation, he also advises business clients on strategy and transactional matters.

Prior to founding his own law practice, Mr. Firestone worked in a variety of different legal roles. He served as counsel to a private New York based law firm and practiced in the litigation departments of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.  

Mr. Firestone is an active contributor to his legal community. He is the author of an article published in NY Litigator, a publication of the New York State Bar Association, and a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Commercial & Federal Litigation Section.

After graduating from Queens College with a bachelor’s degree, Mr. Firestone earned his law degree from New York University School of Law. He holds licenses to practice law before all New York state courts, the U.S. district courts for the eastern and southern districts of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Business Litigation
  • 10%Business/Corporate


2 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017

About Michael J. Firestone

First Admitted: 2004, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Rising Star, New York Metro Super Lawyers Magazine
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers Magazine for Business Litigation

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York State
  • New York State Bar Association, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2d Circuit

Educational Background

  • Queens College, B.A., 1999

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • A Litigator's Guide to the Management of New York Limited Liability Companies, NY Litigator, Fall 2017
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Office Location for Michael J. Firestone

641 Lexington Avenue
Suite 1313
New York, NY 10022

Phone: 646-568-4009

Fax: 212-954-5295

Last Updated: 4/19/2021

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