Michael focuses his practice in the area of commercial litigation in New Jersey and New York state and federal courts. He handles a variety of matters including contract disputes, breaches of employment agreements and restrictive covenants, consumer fraud claims and shareholder disputes. Michael has represented clients in the areas of insurance coverage, professional malpractice and employment law, and also has extensive experience litigating landlord/tenant matters, both commercial and residential. Michael has successfully briefed and argued appellate matters before the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court. Michael received his law degree from New York Law School, where he served as an Executive Board Member of the Moot Court Association and President of the International Law Society. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Forino was introduced into the Order of Barristers, ranking in the top 10 in his class in the areas of appellate advocacy and brief writing. Following law school, Michael served as law clerk to the Honorable Roger W. Daley, J.S.C. (Ret.) in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County.