Michael E. Feinstein

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Michael E. Feinstein

New York, New York

Michael Feinstein joined Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. in 1994 and is a member with the firm's Litigation Department. Mr. Feinstein is a smart and insightful attorney, whose strong level of commitment and focus on the big picture and business practicalities has earned him a highly successful record of achievement in the firm's Supreme Court and appellate practices. Over the years, he has successfully handled all facets of real estate litigation, including landlord-tenant disputes, breach of contract actions, corporation, partnership and limited liability company disputes, brokerage disputes and co-op/condo matters. Mr. Feinstein also has extensive experience in mortgage and cooperative loan foreclosures, representing both lenders and borrowers. In addition, Mr. Feinstein has successfully represented claimants in condemnation proceedings.

Mr. Feinstein is also an accomplished appellate advocate, who has successfully briefed and argued numerous appeals in the New York State courts.

Mr. Feinstein has been an active member of various bar association sections and committees, including the Real Property Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Real Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, and the Supreme Court Practice Committee of the New York County Lawyers' Association. Since February 2012, Mr. Feinstein has co-authored the Landlord/Tenant Law column in the New York Law Journal.

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Rated 2019Rated by Super Lawyers - Rising Stars | Michael E. Feinstein | SuperLawyers.com

Year Joined Firm

  • 1994

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation (Commercial)
  • Litigation (Real Estate)
  • Appellate Law
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Condominium/Cooperative Law
  • Condemnation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1993


  • Hofstra University School of Law
    • J.D. - 1990
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Law Review: Hofstra Law Review, Staff Member, 1989 - 1990
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
    • B.A. - 1984

Published Works

  • "Landlord/Tenant Law Column," New York Law Journal, February 2012 - present
  • Yellowstone waivers are enforceable, Real Estate Weekly, August 2019


  • "Life in Brooklyn: Catering to a Booming Population," BISNOW's Brooklyn State of the Market, Moderator, November 2018

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York County Lawyers' Association, Member, Supreme Court Practice Committee
  • New York County Lawyers' Association, Member, Committee on Condemnation and Tax Certiorari, 2010 - 2013
  • New York City Bar Association, Member, Real Property Law Committee, 2007 - 2010
  • New York City Bar Association, Member, Committee, Cooperative and Condominium Law, 1998 - 2000
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Real Property Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association , Member, Landlord and Tenant Committee