Michael L. Fox is litigation managing attorney, with his primary practice areas being Federal Practice, Electronic Discovery, Employment and Discrimination Law, Education Law, Business Entity Disputes, Personal Injury, as well as general civil litigation.
Michael received his Bachelor of Arts degree, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, in 2000 from Bucknell University, in Lewisburg, PA, with a major in Economics and a minor in Biology. He received the award for the highest standing in Economics, and was active throughout his college career, among other things serving as a member of the Middle States Period Review Report Committee for Bucknell, and as a member of the University Judicial Boards.
Michael received his Juris Doctor degree in 2003 from Columbia University School of Law, in New York City, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Articles Editor on the Columbia Business Law Review.
Michael is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyer list in both 2013 and 2014. Michael is admitted to practice in New York State, as well as in the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He previously worked as an associate in the litigation department of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, in Manhattan. Michael also clerked for the Honorable Lawrence E. Kahn, United States District Judge, Northern District of New York, in Albany.
Michael, a native of Orange County, has been very active with the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and Orange County Bar Association. He is a former Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates (2008-2014), and former Delegate to the NYSBA House of Delegates (2008-2014). He is also a past Chairperson of the Young Lawyers Section of NYSBA, one of the largest NYSBA Sections, and is past Secretary and Treasurer of the Section. Michael served as YLS Program Co-Chair for the 2009 two day Bridge-the-Gap CLE Program during the NYSBA annual meeting, Co-Chair of the 2012 and 2014 YLS Trial Academy programs at Cornell Law School and as a member of the Critique Faculty of the 2013 and 2014 YLS Trial Academy programs at Cornell Law School. In addition, he is a Past Chair of the Committee on Community Service & Pro Bono of the NYSBA Young Lawyers Section.
Michael has authored or co-authored articles and CLEs concerning Federal civil procedure, attorney-client privilege & work product, electronic discovery, evidence and professional responsibility.
Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP
158 Orange Ave
PO Box 367
Walden, NY, 12586-2029
|Litigation Associate||Stroock & Stroock & Lavan||2007 - 2008|
|Law Clerk||Hon. Lawrence E. Kahn, U.S. District Judge, N.D.N.Y.||2005 - 2007|
|Litigation Associate||Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP||2003 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Women's Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association Journal||Civility in Litigation - A Path to Winning, (Co-Author Hon. Mark D. Fox & Michael L. Fox)||2013|
|New York Law Journal||Beware Discovery of Social Media Posts||2012|
|New York State Bar Association Journal||It's No Joking Matter: Our Profession Requires Greater Civility and Respect, (Co-Author With Mark D. Fox & Michael L. Fox)||2009|
|Columbia University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Bucknell University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Law Student Division Second Circuit Spring Meeting||"Involvement in the Organized Bar"||2010|
|Law Student Council 2010 Annual Meeting Program||"Ask the Experts: Navigating Today's Competitive Job Market"||2010|
|Fall Executive Committee Meeting and Afternoon CLE Program||Electronic Discovery CLE||2009|
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