Michael Madison

Professor of Law


  • Associate, Valicenti Leighton Reid & Pine, 1967-68;
  • Private practice, 1969-71;
  • Senior Attorney, Office of General Counsel, New York Life Ins. Co., 1970-72;
  • Professor, William & Mary Law School, 1972-79;
  • Adjunct Professor, Columbia University Law School, 1984-85;
  • Taught for the NYU / IRS Continuing Professional Education Program, Wash. D.C.;
  • Principal subjects: Property, Real Estate Finance (at Fordham since 1979).
  • Expert witness with respect to Real Estate malpractice litigation in New York and New Jersey 

Selected Publications

  • Author (with J. Dwyer and S. Bender), 2006 Updates to The Law of Real Estate Financing: with Tax Analysis, Planning, and Forms, published by West Group
  • Author (with J. Dwyer and S. Bender) a treatise, The Law of Real Estate Financing, 1994(2nd,ed.), published by West Group
  • Author (with R. Zinman & S. Bender) a casebook, Modern Real Estate Finance and Land Transfer: A Transactional Approach, 1999 (2nd ed.) published by Aspen.
  • Various articles dealing with Real Estate Law-related articles.


  • New York University, LLM in Taxation, 1971
  • Harvard, JD, 1966
  • George Washington University, AB, 1963