Michael C. MulèPartner
Michael C. Mulè litigates actions involving allegations of business torts, fraud, breach of contract and the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). He defends property insurers in actions involving casualty and theft claims.
Michael has successfully prosecuted breach of contract and business break-up cases, and has successfully defended attorneys against racketeering, fraud, conspiracy and malpractice claims in complex litigation involving over 200 plaintiffs.
A partner in Rivkin Radler’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Michael has tried cases before juries and judges in federal district courts in New York and in the state courts of New York and New Jersey. He participated in a five-month trial in federal court defending an international bank against RICO, fraud and conversion of collateral claims.
He also has arbitrated several cases.
Michael has substantial appellate experience as well, having argued appeals in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and in the Appellate Divisions of New York and New Jersey.
A frequent lecturer, Michael has presented on a variety of litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) topics. He also has spoken on real property and zoning issues.
Michael’s litigation background is diverse. Prior to joining Rivkin Radler, he litigated a broad base of cases, including real estate, commercial contract, fraud, banking, employment and maritime matters. He has represented real property owners, developers, homeowners, and condominium associations in contract disputes, corporate procedure claims, and real property and zoning matters.
In addition, Michael has represented title insurers and their insureds in title disputes, and he has represented developers before various town zoning and planning boards across Long Island.
Michael is active in his community. He is past president of The Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation that provides funding to numerous charities serving residents of the Town of Huntington. He was an honoree at the Townwide Fund’s 50th Anniversary Gala. In 2012, Michael became a trustee of the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium. He is the immediate past president of the Huntington Lawyers Club and a member of the Huntington Chamber of Commerce.
Michael is dedicated to his profession and community, but still finds time for his family. Michael’s other passions include golf and reading.
926 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556-0926
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of New YorkEducation
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., with honors and was elected to Order of the Coif
Boston College, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa