Michael Korsinsky

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Michael Korsinsky

Lead Counsel Rated Lead Counsel Rated
New York State Bar Association

 New York State Bar Association

Michael Korsinsky, is a founding partner at Korsinsky & Klein, LLP. He manages the firm's litigation groups and Health Care Department, which includes appearing before various courts as well as those matters before administrative tribunals at various government agencies.

He concentrates and dedicates most of his time with construction litigation, Elder Law and Health Law matters.

Mr. Korsinsky also represents nursing homes throughout New York State, advising them in all areas of reimbursement related issues. He has extensive experience in representing nursing homes in Mental Hygiene Law Article 81 Guardianship proceedings in an effort to obtain Medicaid eligibility for their residents. Mr. Korsinsky also advises and represents healthcare facilities in an effort to solve complex discharge planning problems. He has brought actions in New York State Supreme Court and Surrogate's Court to solve clients' accounts receivables troubles.

Mr. Korsinsky is recognized in New York State in the elder law and guardianship field. He has given numerous lectures to Nursing Home and Hospital Associations in an effort to have these entities streamline their nursing home admissions process and limit their potential liability from non-paying individuals.

He is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School and is admitted to both the New York and New Jersey Bars as well as the following Federal courts: the United States Supreme Court, the Second Circuit, the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District of New York, the Northern District of New York and the District of New Jersey. Mr. Korsinsky is also on the Part 36 appointee list for guardianship matters and has regularly is appointed by judges to act as Guardian, Court Evaluator, attorney for Guardians, and Receiver.

He is an active member of the New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section and lectures regularly.

Prior to being a partner at Korsinsky & Klein, LLP, he was an associate at the prestigious firm of Kaye Scholer LLP and at Goetz Fitzpatrick, LLP, where he focused his practice on litigation. He was also of counsel to the firm of Levi and Korsinsky, LLP, a well-known consumer class action firm based in New York.

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 2000
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • City University of New York-Brooklyn College
    • B.S. - 1996
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Student Gov't - elected
    • Major: Accounting

Bar Admission

  • New York, 2001
  • New Jersey, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2001
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois

Honors

  • Citation of Honor, City of New York, 2018
  • American Registry Top Attorneys In The New York Metro Area, 2021

Past Positions

  • Kaye Scholer LLP, Associate, 2000 to 2003
  • Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP, Associate, 2005 to 2007
  • Levi and Korsinsky, LLP, Of Counsel

Languages

  • English
  • Yiddish

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Member
  • New York Office of Court Administration

Current Employment Position

  • Founding Partner

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • Healthcare Law