Michael Bloomfield

With over fifteen years of experience as a commercial litigator and transactional attorney, Michael is a dedicated service provider and consigliere for clients in a broad range of industries.  On the litigation side, he handles multi-party business and commercial disputes.  On the transactional side, he advises both corporations and family offices on debt and equity financings, venture capital, and real estate.  Prior to joining Aragon Partners, Michael worked at his own family office, where he focused on real estate investments.  He began his legal career at the firm of Fischbein, Badillo, Wagner and Harding.


ADMISSIONS


New York State, First Judicial Department.


U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Advocacy:  On behalf of the plaintiff/appellant in the matter, I authored the appeal, and argued the appeal for Celestine v. Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center, 403 F.3d 76, (2ndCir. 2005)(argued11/18/2004).


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


  • Notable Cases:  Austin Blvd. Assocs., LLC v. M.K.D. Capital Corp., No. 04 Civ. 8596, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39762,(S.D.N.Y. May 30, 2007)(successfully recovered the largest single settlement from Attorney Defendant via legal malpractice cause of action). ○ This Case been cited byElsevier Inc. v. WHPR, INC.,692 F. Supp. 2d 297, 310 (S.D.N.Y. 2010) (“RICO plaintiff may recover lost profits, subject to the traditional limitations of proximate cause and lack of speculativeness”); Onewest Bank FSB, v. Joam LLC,No. 10-CV-1063 (JG) (EDNY March 2012) (“concluding that assessment of damages against defaulting defendants was premature, even though defendants jointly and severally liable”).


U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.


  • Recent Trial:30 Carmine LLC v. Chong, Adversary No. 10-3877 (Case No. 10-13920 (reg))(Creditor’s Judgment 12/4/2013) (Judge: Robert E. Gerber).


Education: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D.), N.Y.U. Graduate School of Art and Science (M.A., Philosophy)