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Michael A. Sirignano

Partner

Michael A. Sirignano is a Partner in the firm's Litigation & Appeals and Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice Groups. He litigates a broad range of insurance, business, real estate, and banking matters at the trial and appellate levels in courts throughout the New York area and the United States. Mr. Sirignano also has particular expertise handling claims and litigation involving fraud in the healthcare and automobile insurance field.  

Mr. Sirignano has obtained significant court victories for a long list of insurance and commercial clients, including banks, title insurers, real estate developers, manufacturers, wholesalers, and health and auto insurers. Several of his cases have produced multi-million dollar judgments or settlements in favor of the firm's clients.  Mr. Sirignano also is a frequent speaker on litigation and insurance topics at various industry association conferences.  In addition, he is a regular contributing author to the American Bar Association's annual practice journal, "Recent Developments in Business Litigation."

Mr. Sirignano's expertise includes acting as lead counsel for insurers in a wide variety of matters. He supervises the defense of no fault claims, counsels property, automobile and healthcare insurers on fraud prevention, defends litigation challenging claims handling practices, and prosecutes affirmative recovery litigation in both federal and state court. Mr. Sirignano has headed the investigation into several large scale fraud schemes and has led the successful prosecution of a number of large recovery actions on behalf of insurers.

Mr. Sirignano's litigation experience began at a major New York City law firm where he concentrated his practice in litigation and handled commercial actions on behalf of some of the country's largest corporations. Mr. Sirignano also is a past recipient of Long Island Business News' Rising Star Award.

Michael Sirignano

Long Island
926 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, New York 11556-0926

PHONE (516) 357-3073
FAX (516) 357-3333
michael.sirignano@rivkin.com

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PRACTICE AREAS

Litigation & Appeals

Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

BAR ADMISSION

New York

COURT ADMISSIONS

United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

BAR AFFILIATIONS

New York State Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association

EDUCATION

Fordham University School of Law, Juris Doctor (recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Commercial Finance)
State University of New York at Albany, B.A. in Political Science, Minor in Economics, magna cum laude

CLERKSHIPS

Intern to the Honorable Francis T. Murphy, Presiding Justice of the New York State Appellate Division, First Department