Reported Decisions

  • Metro. Life Ins. Co. v. Bradway, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20538 (S.D.N.Y. 2011) [interpleader action brought by insurance carrier to determine rightful beneficiary of life insurance proceeds]
  • Deskovic v. City of Peekskill, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 71911 (S.D.N.Y. 2009) [allegation by wrongfully convicted party that his prior counsel was liable for wrongful conviction]
  • Matter of Edwards v. Wachtell, Lipton, 46 A.D. 3d 972, 847 N.Y.S. 2d 270 (3d Dept. 2007) [workers’ compensation appeal]
  • Matter of Feliciano v. Copstat Sec. Corp., 29 A.D. 3d 1243, 816 N.Y.S. 2d 219 (3d Dept. 2006), 2006 NY Slip Op 4133 (N.Y. App. Div. 2006) [workers’ compensation appeal]
  • Sokol v. Ventures Edu. Sys. Corp., 10 Misc.3d 1055A, 809 N.Y.S.2d 484 (S. Ct. N.Y. Co. 2005), app. withdrawn 2005 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 13166 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dept. 2005) [corporate dissolution case]
  • Sicari v. J.C. Penney Corp., 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33126 (S.D.N.Y. 2005) [commercial suit for fraud, unjust enrichment and promissory estoppel]
  • Cytron v. Malinowitz, 831 N.Y.S. 2d 347 (S. Ct. Kings Co. 2006); 2006 NY Slip Op 51899U (N.Y. Misc. 2006) [gay break-up case]
  • Cytron v. Malinowitz, 1 Misc. 3d 907A, 781 N.Y.S. 2d 623 (S. Ct. Kings Co. 2003) [gay breakup case]
  • Cowle v. PaineWebber, Inc., 43 Fed.R.Serv. 3d (Callaghan) 956, 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4702 (S.D.N.Y. 1999) [commercial NASD arbitration]
  • Feiwus v. Genpar, Inc., 43 F. Supp. 2d 289, 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4580 (E.D.N.Y. 1999) [corporate dissolution matter]
  • Feiwus v. Genpar, Inc., 43 F. Supp. 2d 289, 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4755 (E.D.N.Y. 1999) [corporate dissolution matter]
  • Zatz v. Moscovici, 258 A.D.2d 850, 668 N.Y.S. 2d 167 (3d Dept. 1999) [workers’ compensation appeal]
  • Weissman v. Bondy & Schloss, 230 A.D.2d 465, 660 N.Y.S 2d 115 (1st Dept. 1997) [appeal upholding stipulation of settlement in contested estate litigation]
  • Appletiser S. Afr. v. Bank Leumi Trust Co., 1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 769 (S.D.N.Y. 1997) [Uniform Commercial Code case]
  • Appletiser S. Afr. v. Bank Leumi Trust Co., 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8821 (S.D.N.Y. 1995) [Uniform Commercial Code case]
  • In re Kelly, 135 B.R. 459 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1992) [bankruptcy trustee challenge to discharge]
  • In addition, Michele was co-counsel to Plaintiffs in one of the first trials televised on Court TV – East Coast Novelty Co. v. City of New York, 781 F. Supp. 999 (S.D.N.Y. 1992) [due process claim against City for destruction of seized property]