44 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005-2407
ph: 212 701 4143
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Areas of Practice



JD, University of Baltimore, 1981

MA, Hofstra University, 1979

BA, Washington College, Md, 1975

Michael Cordrey


Michael Cordrey is a Partner at the firm specializing in Litigation and Trials.  He has tried over 50 cases to verdict and many others to either settlement or dismissals during trials, mediation and arbitration.  He has completed trials in State and Federal Court before both bench and juries.  Most of his work centers on insurance defense, products liability, construction accident premises liability, and insurance disputes.  He also has commercial litigation experience related to contract and real estate conflicts. 

Areas of Concentration

  • Insurance defense
  • Product liability
  • Construction accident cases
  • Premises liability
  • Commercial litigation arising out of contract
  • Real estate disputes
  • Trust and estates dispute

Professional & Community Activities

New York State Bar, Mediation and Arbitration Section, Member.

Member, Defense Research Institute

Written several articles on the defense of construction accident and premises liability cases.