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Michael J. Lane

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Adjunct Professor of Law



  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 1993-present


  • Partner, Cullen and Dykman, 2013-present
  • Partner, Anderson, Kill & Olick, New York, 1985-1987, 2001-2013
  • Partner, Roberts, Sheridan & Kotel, P.C., 1995-2001
  • Associate, Hertzog, Calamari & Gleason, 1993-1995
  • Associate, Cahill, Gordon & Reindel, 1987-1992


  • Fordham University School of Law, JD 1985
         Editor, Fordham Urban Law Journal
  • Columbia University, AB 1981


  • "On January 1, 2009 the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Became Effective," (with Bennett Pine and Carrie Maylor) Human Resources 10/11, Annual Editions (McGraw-Hill 2010)
  • ”Employers Beware!  Changes to the ADA May Expose You to Additional Enforcement Actions and Lawsuits,” (with Bennett Pine), AKO Employment Law Insider (December 30, 2008)
  • "Serve No Complaint Before Its Time: Owners of Intellectual Property Rights Should Be Patient in Filing Claims to Protect Their Holdings,” Anderson, Kill & Olick, Commercial Litigation Advisor (Winter 2004) (with Daniel J. Healy)
  • "New York Civil Practice,” Weinstein, Korn & Miller (Matthew Bender) (1996-1997)
  • “Rules of Construction in Insurance Policies,” Practicing Law Institute (1989) (co-author)
  • Note, “Civil RICO: A Call for a Uniform Statute of Limitations,” 13 Fordham Urban Law Journal 205 (1985)



  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court
  • New York State Bar
  • Connecticut State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, SDNY and EDNY

Memberships & Activities

  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York State Bar Association

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
Legal Writing Program
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-175
New York, NY 10023