Michael S. Goldenberg, Attorney at Law
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B.A., University of Rhode Island, cum laude, 2006; J.D. Pace University School of Law, cum laude, 2009. Admitted to the New Jersey State Bar, 2009. Admitted to the New York State bar, 2010.
During law school, Mr. Goldenberg was a member of the Dean's List, and received a Merit Scholarship Award and Trustee Scholarship Award. He served as an editor on the Pace International Law Review and was selected to take part in the State Judicial Honors Program. Throughout his final year of law school, Mr. Goldenberg participated in the Investor Rights Clinic, where he represented investors in their claims against brokers for unsuitable investment practices.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Goldenberg served in the chambers of the Honorable Dennis M. Cavanaugh, United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey.
Mr. Goldenberg has extensive experience in the areas of complex civil litigation and civil defense litigation. He represents clients throughout the courts of New Jersey and New York.
In 2011, Mr. Goldenberg returned to the District of New Jersey to serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Mark Falk, U.S.M.J.
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Lang v. Newark Public Schools – successfully obtained summary judgment in favor of school district where invitee slipped and fell down stairs sustaining injuries to shoulder and ankle which required surgery; initial demand was $3,000,000.
O’Callaghan v. Roman Asphalt – successfully secured dismissal from action after proving contractor did not perform work which caused plaintiff’s injuries
Bautista v. Roxy Transport - obtained summary judgment in favor of commercial transportation company
Niesen v. Moose Lodge – favorably resolved dram shop lawsuit for nominal amount after eliciting evidence that patron was not visibly intoxicated
Palma v. Skyfood Equipment – obtained summary judgment in product liability action after demonstrating that client was not responsible for design, manufacture or distribution of product
Walczak v. LoRe Sweeping Company – assisted lead trial counsel in handling of slip and fall claim to patron on premises of large retailer; initial demand was $1,200,000. After trial, defense verdict was found in favor of client