Versatile Litigation Attorney
Michael A. Clore represents businesses of all shapes and sizes—from closely-held partnerships to international corporations—as well as individuals, in a wide range of litigation matters including general commercial litigation, consumer fraud, partnership/shareholder disputes, products liability, and mass tort litigation. He handles and coordinates multi-jurisdictional cases through all stages of litigation, up to and including trial. Michael understands that every litigation is unique, as are the parties involved in it. He approaches each case focused on achieving the best possible result for his client based on that client’s individual objectives and goals. Michael joined the firm after three years with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General’s Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor. As a Deputy Attorney General, Michael worked closely with both public and private insurance carriers and financial institutions in the investigation and prosecution of crimes of fraud and theft throughout the state. He also handled motions for reconsideration of sentence and dismissal of indictments. In recognition of his outstanding performance, Michael received the 2015 Prosecutor’s Award. Michael served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Dennis V. Nieves of the New Jersey Superior Court, Middlesex Vicinage, Law Division: Criminal Part, where he performed legal research and prepared bench memoranda and judicial opinions for pre-trial motions, motions in limine, and petitions for Post-Conviction Relief, and Municipal Court appeals; assisted and communicated with attorneys regularly. He observed all aspects of criminal proceedings; and worked as a court-certified mediator in both small claims and landlord tenant matters. As a Law Clerk for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance in Washington, D.C., he assisted Special Litigation and Projects Division with tracking of Natural Gas Facilities, assisted the Air Enforcement Division’s Mobile Source Enforcement Bureau with enforcement of Clean Air Act regulations, researched EPA regulations and fuel industry self-policing efforts for a Congressional Hearing regarding EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Program, and performed legal research for latest EPA Enforcement Alert involving engine certification. In law school, Michael was Senior Editor of the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review. At Syracuse, he was an Executive Board Member of the Student African American Society and a member of Syracuse University Wrestling Club; held an assistant teaching position in the English Department of the I.E.S. Santa Teresa de Jesus Junior and Senior High School, supplementing English lessons to Spanish-speaking students ranging from seventh grade to high school; and studied abroad in Madrid, Spain.
- State Bar of New Jersey
- State Bar of New York
- Michael served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Dennis V. Nieves of the New Jersey Superior Court, Middlesex Vicinage, Law Division.