Michael C. Barrows practices in all areas of matrimonial law at the trial and appellate levels, with a particular emphasis on complex contested divorce litigation. In addition to his divorce litigation practice, Mr. Barrows represents clients in uncontested divorce matters, divorce mediation and the negotiation of separation and pre-nuptial agreements.
As an experienced trial attorney and appellate advocate, Mr. Barrows has successfully prosecuted and defended complex civil, criminal and commercial actions on behalf of clients located in the New York City, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island and Nassau and Suffolk Counties in Long Island.
Mr. Barrows’ commercial litigation experience includes State and Federal matters involving actions for breach of contract, shareholder disputes, fraud and fraudulent inducement, mismanagement, theft, unlawful transfer of assets, breach of fiduciary duty, employer/employee disputes, and commercial collections.
EDUCATION & BAR ADMISSION
B.A. Philosophy, Politics & Law, Binghamton University; 2000
Juris Doctor, Brooklyn Law School; 2003
Admitted to New York Bar; 2004
FEDERAL COURT BAR ADMISSIONS:
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York
Western District of New York
District Court, Washington D.C.
Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
IN THE NEWS
FAMILY TO “PREPPY KILLER”: PAY UP – New York Post
Dementia Stopped Peter Max From Painting – New York Times
Beauty sues sugar daddy for 1.5 Million – New York Post
Auction House lied about 600k Medallion – New York Post
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Super Lawyer (2015-2020)
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
Avvo Rated 10.0 (Superb)
2019 Top Attorney Award Winner for Divorce & Family Law – Attorney.com.