Michael Samuel, Esq.
Michael Samuel is an experienced New York litigation attorney who has handled a variety of matters, including overtime and minimum wage claims, personal injury cases, no fault litigation and arbitration, commercial litigation, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, judgement enforcement, and commercial collections.
Mr. Samuel graduated from Yeshiva University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree and thereafter attended the Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.
Mr. Samuel began his legal career at Kresch & Kresch in New York City. While at the Kresch firm, Michael tried scores of cases, auspiciously beginning with a verdict in excess of $900,000 on his very first personal injury jury trial. For most of his tenure at Kresch & Kresch, Mr. Samuel was the managing lawyer responsible for overseeing the other attorneys as well as the day-to-day operations of the firm. After leaving Kresch & Kresch, Michael opened his own firm where he has been practicing for the past 12 years.
Mr. Samuel’s current case load includes significant personal injury matters, judgment enforcement, no-fault litigation, commercial and consumer debt collections, and wage-and-hour litigation. Notably, Michael served as pro bono counsel to a victim of the September 11 attacks who suffered substantial injuries. Mr. Samuel applied to the Victims Compensation Fund on his client’s behalf, leading to a recovery of $940,000.
Mr. Samuel is admitted to practice in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and in the state courts of New York.