Michele Kahn has more than 20 years of experience as a practicing attorney. She is a 1987 honors graduate of Boston University School of Law. In her early years as an attorney, Michele was an associate at two large New York City law firms, and later became a partner at a boutique law firm. In 1999, she launched her own practice, and in 2006 joined Eric Goldberg to form Kahn & Goldberg, LLP.
Michele has numerous reported decisions, and has tried over 20 cases to verdict. Michele has taught continuing legal education courses on matrimonial and family law, on gay and lesbian family law, and on starting and building your own law practice to several groups, including the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, Westchester Chapter of the American Society of Independent Accountants, the Jewish Community Center on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York Law School and Congregation Beit Simchat Torah. She has spoken on numerous discussion panels, including at New York University Law School.
Michele served as a Small Claims Court Arbitrator in the New York City Civil Court from 1994-1997; was a member of the New York Regional Board of the Anti Defamation League (ADL) from 1992-1995; has been a board member of the Lesbian and Gay Law Association (LeGaL) and the LeGaL Foundation since 1998 (and is a past president); and serves on her condominium's Board of Managers. Michele is the chairperson of the New York State Bar Special Committee on LGBT People and the Law and serves of the Board of Trustees of the Town School.
She is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New York Women's Bar Association and LeGaL and is also a member of the House of Delegates and a Fellow of both the American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association. Michele is admitted in New York and in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and has been admitted pro hac vice in other jurisdictions.
Eric Goldberg is a 2003 graduate of Brooklyn Law School in New York. Eric previously served as counsel to a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee, where he regularly appeared in Bankruptcy Courts and the New York State Courts. Eric also previously worked on insurance matters, and as part of his practice, continues to focus on insurance and subrogation matters. He joined Michele Kahn in January 2006 and together they formed Kahn & Goldberg, LLP.
Eric has volunteered in the Kings County Family Court, where he assisted domestic violence victims. Eric currently serves as President of his condominium's Board of Managers, and is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.
Eric is admitted in New York and in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He has appeared pro hac vice in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of New York.