Michael Martens

Michael Martens

Associate
Location:
Brooklyn, New York
Phone:
718-777-5985
Fax:
718-788-2877
Email:

Michael Martens is an associate at the firm, where he primarily represents clients on litigation matters, specifically,  commercial and business litigation, commercial and residential landlord/tenant litigation, and appellate litigation. He also regularly prepares and negotiates business contracts and commercial leases. 

Prior to joining the firm, Michael participated in a number of real estate and development based clinics, where he worked under the general counsel of a prestigious real estate development firm, worked as a paralegal for a transactional real estate firm, and represented tenants' associations throughout Brooklyn. Michael expanded his legal experiences when he served as a summer clerk to a State Supreme Court Justice, and as a summer associate at a prominent insurance litigation firm. 

Michael received his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School, where he was awarded a certificate in real estate and a certificate for excellence in commercial arbitration. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from The George Washington University in Washington, DC, majoring in political science and obtaining a minor in criminal justice. While at George Washington, Michael was a member of the Pre-Law Student Association. Throughout college, Michael worked as a paralegal for a litigator in Washington, DC, and spent his summers working at various litigation firms in Manhattan and Long Island. 

Michael is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the Eastern District of New York."

 

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Commercial and Real Estate Litigation
  • 20% Commercial Landlord Tenant
  • 10% Appellate Litigation
  • 10% Real Estate and Commercial Transactions

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2017

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 2016
  • The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.A. cum laude - 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Associate, Member, 2016 - Present

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Kappa Phi