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Michael Curatola, Esq.

Personal Information

  • Position: Associate Attorney
  • Practice Areas: Real Estate
  • Phone: 516-599-0888
  • Email: mcuratola@frblaw.com

Professional Experience

Michael Curatola’s legal practice focuses primarily on the purchase and sale of residential real estate. Michael has guided countless clients from contract to closing. He has also represented mortgage lenders and co-op boards in their real estate transactions.  Michael often collaborates with other departments in the firm, including the corporate, estate planning, and taxation groups, working diligently to ensure each client’s goals are met, even when doing so requires a multi-disciplinary approach.  

Michael is also committed to public service and pro bono work, having worked as a law student at the Exoneration Initiative, the Community Service Society of New York, and Brooklyn Law School’s Community Development Clinic. He also spent a summer as a volunteer Court Navigator in Kings County Housing Court.  

In addition to real estate, Michael’s legal interests include the practice and policy surrounding the cannabis industry, and emerging technologies such as cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and artificial intelligence.  

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School – Juris Doctor
  • Stony Brook University, Bachelor of Arts, English (cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York

Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award – Professional Responsibility
  • Brooklyn Law School Gold Pro Bono Award

 Areas of Concentration

  • Real Estate – Residential, Commercial and Investment
  • Real Estate – 1031 Exchanges
  • Real Estate – Leasing

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