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Michael F. Schleigh - New York, NY

Bowling Green Building11 Broadway New York, NY 10004

Updated: 07/18/2023

New York Insurance Defense Lawyer

Overview

Michael F. Schleigh ("Mike") received his Bachelor of Arts in Political science from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998. Thereafter he obtained his Juris Doctorate from the Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, where he served as President of his class in 2001. Seeking to hone his trial skills, he went on to earn a Masters of Laws Degree (LLM) from Temple University's Beasley School of Law...

About Michael F. Schleigh

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Municipal Law
  • Governmental Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Estate Planning & Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • Zoning Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Maritime Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate

Languages

  • English

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2002
  • Pennsylvania, 2001
  • New York, 2021
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • New Jersey Bar Association (Member)
  • Camden County Bar Association (Member)
  • Philadelphis Bar Associations (Member)

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey, 2001
    J.D.
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2007
    LL.M.
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998
    B.A.
    Major: Poltitcal Science

Past Positions

  • Honorable Willilam J. Cook, Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County, Judicial Law Clerk
  • Brown & Connery, 2002 - 2006
  • Law Offices of Bruce Neff , 2004 - 2006
  • Law Offices of Bruce Neff, 2004 - 2006

Classes and Seminars

  • Presenter, “Civil Trial Presentation”, National Business Institute, December 17, 2020
  • Presenter, “Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation”, National Business Institute
  • Presenter, “Litigation Update: Tristani” (concerning Medicaid liens in civil litigation), State Farm Insurance Company, November 2011
  • Presenter, “Medicare Set-Asides in Personal Injury Litigation”, National Business Institute, June 28, 2011
  • Faculty, “Building Trial Skills: Mid-Atlantic”, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, November 2010
  • Seminar: “Duties and Responsibilities of Primary and Excess Carriers During the Life of a Claim”, Admiral Insurance Company, September 2, 2010. (Co-presenter and co-preparer of written materials
  • Seminar: “Minor's Settlements” presented by Jane North, Esquire at Annual DRI Products Liability Seminar, April 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. (Co-edited materials regarding survey of fifty states' treatment of settlement of minor's claims)
  • Mock Trial Judge Instructor, Temple University, Beasley School of Law LLM in Trial Advocacy Program 2007 – 2011

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Office Information

Address

Bowling Green Building11 Broadway New York, NY 10004

Fax

  • 646-216-9254

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • SHADOWS. LIGHT AND THE LAW, 34 P.L.W. 421 (May 9, 2011)(Regarding assumption of the risk in premises liability suit depending on lighting conditions)
  • WHAT SIGNING AT THE ‘X ‘REALLY MEANS, Exculpatory Clauses are Disfavored by Courts, But They Often Provide Ski Resorts with an Out, 34 PLW 172 (Feb. 22, 2011)
  • A PLAINTIFF’S UPHILL BATTLE – LIABILITY CLAIMS DIFFICULT TO LEVY AGAINST SKI RESORTS IN DOWNHILL SKIING, SNOWBOARDING AND SNOWTUBING ACCIDENTS, 34 PLW 124 (Feb. 8, 2011)
  • DRI Products Liability Case Law Update (2011), Contributing Author Third Circuit Chapter
  • OWNING UP TO ATTORNEY FAILURES: THE NEED TO DISCLOSE POTENTIAL LIABILITIES WHEN APPLYING FOR MALPRACTICE POLICIES, The Brief, ABA Tort Trial Section (Winter 2010)
  • DRI Governmental and Sovereign Immunity Update – Pennsylvania Chapter (2008), with Harry G. Mahoney, Esquire

Representative Cases

  • Newman-Lockwood v. Arnce, et al. Burlington Cty., NJ 2023; Successful grant of Summary Judgment in Dramshop Case
  • Karen Kay Buckley v. Universal Sewing Inc., M.D.Pa. 2023; Successfully negotiated resolution of Lanham Act/ Trademark/Trade dress claims
  • Atlantic Power & Electric Company v/ Safer Tug & Barge, D.N.J. 2021; Successful arrest and auction of tug Big Jake to satisfy mechanic’s lien in maritime matter
  • Eclipse Liquidity v. Geden Holdings, et al. Pa Super. 2020; Legitimacy of Foreign Judgment of United Kingdom domesticated in Pennsylvania upheld on appeal
  • Barnes v. Alcoa, Inc. Et al, Phila. CCP 014; Tried case against Robert Mongeluzzi, Esquire with verdict returned for less that uncontested economic damages in leg amputation premises liability snow removal case
  • Laff v. Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg, Dauph. Cnty 2012; Tried case to verdict with partial no cause and partial minimal damages verdict in nursing home neglect case brought by Reuben Krisztal of Wi;kes McHugh on behalf of family where Plaintiff was former Secretary of Health of Pennsylvania
  • Murphy v. Saliyev, et al. Bucks Co. 2008; Obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of Parents Without Partners in premises liability case under total darkness doctrine of assumption of the risk, upheld on appeal
  • Acumed, LLC v. Advance Surgical Services, LLC, E.D.Pa. 2008; Served as second chair in defense of Lanham Act, Unfair Trade Practices Matter; All Post-trial motions filed in matter were based of reversal by Third Circuit of entire improper verdict
  • Anderson v. Bear Creek Mountain Real Estate, et al. Pa. Super. 2008; Grant of Summary Judgment on Downhill Skiing statute and assumption of the risk defense upheld on appeal
  • Cordisco Bradway & Simmons v. Gulf Ins. Et al, Phila. CCP 2008; Summary Judgment granted in professional liability insurance matter for failing to disclose material prior negligence on claims made policy application with underlying legal malpractice matter

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