Michael Martens

Michael Martens

Brooklyn, New York

Michael Martens was raised in Long Island, and has resided in Brooklyn since he began law school at Brooklyn Law School. 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 interning at various litigation firms in Manhattan and Long Island.

Michael went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School, where he was awarded a certificate in real estate and a certificate for excellence in commercial arbitration. While in law school, 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 during law school when he served as a summer clerk to a State Supreme Court Justice, and as a summer associate at a prominent insurance litigation firm.

Upon graduating law school, Michael joined Hagan, Coury & Associates as an associate at the firm, where he primarily focuses on commercial landlord/tenant litigation, commercial and business litigation, and appellate litigation. He also regularly assists in preparing and negotiating business contracts and commercial leases. Michael is admitted to practice in the State 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


  • 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


  • English


  • Pi Kappa Phi