Michael C. MulèPartner
Michael C. Mulè represents companies large and small. He litigates actions in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey involving allegations of breach of contract, business torts, fraud, as well as actions under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). He also defends property insurers in actions involving casualty and theft claims, as well as insureds in property and casualty 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. Michael also has a robust practice litigating claims in Connecticut state courts.
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 topics affecting businesses with the goal of minimizing the risk of litigation. 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, personal injury 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 has served as 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; as president of the Huntington Lawyers Club; and as a trustee of the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium. He was also an honoree at the Townwide Fund’s 50th Anniversary Gala.
Michael is dedicated to his profession and community, but still finds time for his family. Michael’s 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 York
United States District Court for the District of ConnecticutEducation
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