Name: Michael S. Lamonsoff, Esq.
Firm Name: The Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff PLLC
Country: USA - New York
Expertise: Civil Rights Law

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Professional Biography:

Michael Lamonsoff is our exclusively recommended Civil Rights Law expert in New York on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Michael directly using the contact details listed above.

Michael is the founding partner of MSL (Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff PLLC) in New York, New York. He has earned the nickname of “The Bull” because of his relentless and forceful approach in fighting for his clients’ rights. His passionate “no holds barred” representation has yielded some of the highest settlements and verdicts.

Michael Lamonsoff is renowned for representing clients in some of the highest-profile personal injury, construction accidents and civil rights cases. While the vast majority of cases settle, Mr. Lamonsoff believes in preparing every case for trial.


Michael Lamonsoff graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Thereafter, he began postgraduate studies program at Columbia University, where he was awarded a meritorious scholarship for his academic achievements. He served in various capacities for student politics and as the editor of the student newspaper. He graduated with dual post-graduate degrees, a Master of Arts and a Master of Education in the field of psychology.

Following his graduation from Columbia, Mr. Lamonsoff attended the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

During law school, he was selected by the Honourable Justice Simone E. Chrein, Chief Magistrate of the Federal Court for the Eastern District of New York, to serve as his Student Law Clerk. Thereafter, he was selected as a Student Law Clerk to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, Civil Division, serving under then acting United States Attorney, Rudolph Giuliani. After completing his work with the United States Attorney’s Office, Michael Lamonsoff served as a law clerk, specialising in drafting appeals for an insurance defence firm.