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Experienced attorney in the areas of Commerical Litigation and Business Law.   Responsive to our clients' needs is our first priority.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 65%
    27 years
  2. Contracts: 20%
    27 years
  3. Partnership: 10%
  4. Corporate: 5%
    27 years



Hourly ($300-400/hour)

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  • Frank Lee

    I endorse this lawyer. I've worked alongside this lawyer and known him for 25 years - there is not a brighter, more honest and ethical lawyer that I know. I would highly recommend him on any litigation matter


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  • Daniel M Young

    I am really impressed by Mike, because he thinks of both the big and little picture. He skillfully deals with the difficult legal issues while making sure that his client is well served in a cost-effective manner.


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Contact info

Guararra & Zaitz, LLP

1185 Avenue of the Americas.
18th Floor
New York, NY, 10036


NYCurrently registered 198903/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGuararra & Zaitz LLP2003 - Present
Of CounselVinson & Elkins1998 - 2003
AssociateHuber Lawrence & Abell1988 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of the Bar of the City of New York Legal Referral ServicePanel Member2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Game Changer LLC v. Cornerstone Advisory, LLCAward against limited liability company and individual member under alter ego theory.
New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P. v. Havoc Distribution, Inc.Judgement rendered in favor of client.
Boston Tea Company LLC v. Southern Sun Teas, Ltd.Settlement wherein client was paid 90% of amount alleged in its counterclaims.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
State University of New York, BinghamtonEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1985