Michael A. Giannini

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Foreclosure


Michael A. Giannini is an Associate in K&F’s Litigation Group. He is a commercial litigator who regularly appears in the Supreme Court of the State of New York and has successfully negotiated many settlements on behalf of his clients. Additionally, Michael works on commercial foreclosures and loan sale matters. Michael’s clients respect his meticulous attention to detail, understanding of the law and ability to navigate complex legal issues for the most effective and expedient resolution to their claims. Prior to joining K&F, Michael represented creditors in commercial ligation matters involving business loan agreements, equipment finance agreements, security agreements and general contract disputes. He earned is J.D. from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace and received his B.A. from Fordham University.

Representative Matters

(Transactional – Lending): Represented an institutional lender with a $57.5 million loan secured by an apartment complex in Nashville Tennessee.

(Transactional – Equity): Represented a private equity fund with the approximately $50 million acquisition and related financing of five apartment complexes in Dallas, Texas.

(Litigation): Esposito v. Hartley, 458 B.R. 145 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2011), aff’d 479 B.R. 635 (S.D.N.Y. 2012): Prevented judgment from being discharged by Debtor.


Professional Experience

  • Platzer, Swergold, Goldberg, Katz & Jaslow, LLP, Associate
  • Fontana Giannini, LLP, Associate


  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, Westchester County Women’s Bar Association

Civic & Charitable Activities

  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • Westchester County Women’s Bar Association, Co-Chair Judgment Enforcement and Collection


  • Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, J.D.
    • Corporate & Commercial Law Society
    • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
  • Fordham University, B.A., Political Science and Economics


State of New York