Michael E. Camporeale

Counsel

P 212.216.1162   F 212.216.8001

 

Michael E. Camporeale

Counsel

P 212.216.1162   F 212.216.8001    mcamporeale@tarterkrinsky.com

As a counsel in the Real Estate and Construction practices, Michael Camporeale works with a broad range of clients, including developers, real estate owners and investors on matters related to the acquisition, development and sale of real estate, including drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements as well as joint venture agreements.

He also represents clients in construction matters, including zoning, land use and building code related matters. He advises developers and real estate owners in regulatory matters and litigation involving real estate and commercial disputes, including contractual disputes, commercial and residential landlord tenant disputes, and construction litigation. In addition, he counsels commercial real estate owners in summary dispossess proceedings.

As a litigator, Michael has trial experience in the New York State Supreme Court, New York State Surrogate's Court, New York City Civil Court and the First Judicial District of Santa Fe, New Mexico. He also represents executors, administrators and beneficiaries in estate related disputes focusing on real property.

Michael was recognized as a 2018 Super Lawyers "Rising Star."

Prior to joining Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, Michael was an associate at Locke Lord LLP.

Representative Matters:

  • Represented the seller in the sale of a 50-unit apartment building located in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
  • Represented foreign fund in negotiation of several joint venture agreements for real estate acquisitions in New York City, Chicago and Philadelphia as equity participant where capital investments and commitments totaled over $100 million.
  • Successfully represented an executor of an estate in defending against allegations of breach of fiduciary obligations and termination of appointment relating to management of prominent real estate assets in New York City.
  • Represented a commercial landlord in New York State Supreme Court action to "pierce the corporate veil" against defaulting party's principal.
  • In a matter tracked by the New York Daily News and the New York Post, Michael opposed a request for injunctive relief against a real estate developer by a party seeking to unwind a multimillion dollar sale of real estate.
  • Successfully represented landlord in obtaining possession of retail space in Upper West Side from notable food purveyor and subtenant who claimed rent regulatory status as to a portion of the non-retail space of the building.
  • Successfully represented commercial landlord in obtaining possession of prominent retail space in Long Island City.
  • Served as lead attorney representing purchaser/landlord in the successful defense against rescission and fraud claims and obtaining possession of building located in restaurant row, which decisions were affirmed twice on appeal. 
  • Served as lead attorney representing fee-owning co-tenant in claim for accounting and damages related to ouster (award of $1 million in damages).
  • Served as part of trial team that led to successful defense and negotiation in Yellowstone action representing international hotel operator of luxury hotel in Murray Hill.
  • Served as part of trial team that successfully represented landlord in obtaining possession from IMD tenant located in Tribeca condo conversion.
Education
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. 2009
  • St. John’s University, B.A. 2005
Admissions
  • New York
Awards and Honors
  • Super Lawyers - Metro New York "Rising Star" in Real Estate, 2018
Memberships
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association

Favorite sports team: 
NY Giants

Favorite movie/TV character:
Shawshank Redemption

Favorite vacation spot:
Aruba

  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Elevates Two Associates to Counsel

    Leading mid-size, full-service law firm Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce the promotions of two associates to counsel, Michael Camporeale in the Real Estate and Construction practices and Joel Rosner in the Litigation practice.

  • Thirty Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Lawyers Named to 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

    Thirty lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2018 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in New York. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Lawyers are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Expands Construction Practice with Addition of Three Lawyers

    Tarter Krinsky & Drogin continues to strategically grow its practices to meet the growing needs of its clients. Michael E. Camporeale joined the firm as an associate in the Construction and Real Estate practices, and Tara McDevitt and Sean Scuderi joined the firm as associates in the Construction practice.

Education
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. 2009
  • St. John’s University, B.A. 2005
Admissions
  • New York
Awards and Honors
  • Super Lawyers - Metro New York "Rising Star" in Real Estate, 2018
Memberships
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association

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