Michael E. Camporeale

Counsel

P 212.216.1162   F 212.216.8001
1350 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

 

Michael E. Camporeale

Counsel

P 212.216.1162   F 212.216.8001    mcamporeale@tarterkrinsky.com

As a counsel in the Real Estate and Litigation practices, Michael Camporeale works with a broad range of clients, including real estate owners, investors, managing agents and developers, on matters related to the acquisition, ownership, management, development and sale of real estate, including drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements, and performing all due diligence related matters. 

He also represents owners and landlords in a broad range of litigation, including representing lenders and purchasers of non-performing mortgage loans in mortgage foreclosure actions and in the sale and purchase of mortgage loans as pools or one-off sales. Michael also represents clients in commercial landlord-tenant proceedings, including summary dispossess proceedings as well as actions in Supreme Court including Yellowstone actions and guaranty enforcement actions.

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, trustees and beneficiaries in estate-related disputes focusing on real property.

Michael was recognized as a Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2018-2019.

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

Representative Matters:

  • Represented investment fund in the acquisition and resolution of over $25,000,000 in non-performing commercial mortgages in 2019.
  • 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
  • New York Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2018-2019
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

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Education
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. 2009
  • St. John’s University, B.A. 2005
Admissions
  • New York
Awards and Honors
  • New York Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2018-2019
Memberships
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association

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