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Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 85%
    25 years
  2. Litigation: 15%
    25 years



Hourly ($150-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

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    I endorse this lawyer. Michael has the respect of his fellow attorneys. Many of us refer our own clients to experienced litigators like Micheal. His strategy and approach get results.


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Contact info

75 Clinton Ave. s.
510 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY, 14604


NYCurrently registered 198207/11/2016
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197405/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Llewellyn Cup for Excellence in Appellate AdvocacyUniversity of Chicago Law School1973
Official BiographeeMarquis Who's Who in American LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing EditorLawyers Cooperative Publ (now Thomson Reuters West)1980 - 1997
AttorneyMichael A. Rosenhouse1976 - 1980
AttorneyAltheimer & Gray, et al.1974 - 1975
OfficerU.S. Navy1968 - 1971
Intern reporterChicago Sun-Times1967 - 1967
Associate managing editorYale Daily News1965 - 1967
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Assn. Council of Appellate LawyersMember2008 - Present
American Bar Assn.Member2002 - Present
Volunteer Legal Services ProjectPanel member2002 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Monroe County Bar Assn.Member1980 - Present
Temple Beth ElTrustee2008 - 2014
Urban Choice Charter SchoolBoard President2004 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Palumbo v Palumbo (II)Refi permitted in lieu of sale of residence
Palumbo v PalumboObtained stay of enforcement pending appeal
Boardman v Church of Transfiguration, 82 AD3d 1694 (2011)Judgment for opponent reversed
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Publication nameTitleDate
New York Trial ObjectionsAuthor2015
SEC Accounting ReportAuthor2014
NY Pattern Jury Instructions Companion HandbookAuthor2014
New York Trial ObjectionsAuthor2014
New York State Bar JournalRecent Court of Appeals Decisions Reflect Strict Interpretation of Procedural Requirements2002
New York Daily RecordAppellate Review column2002
Syracuse Law ReviewEmployment Law1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Yale UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Ed seminar on remediesEmployment Law1999
Basic Wage & Hour Law in NYWage and Hour Law1999