Cuomo LLC’s commercial litigation practice has extensive experience representing closely-held, entrepreneurial companies in business disputes. The commercial litigation practice is co-chaired by Matthew A. Cuomo and Oscar Michelen who have decades of experience successfully representing businesses before all the New York area State and Federal courts. Having worked extensively with entrepreneurs, start-ups, brick-and-mortar and internet-based businesses we understand their unique concerns and can offer practical, business-savvy advice to resolve practically any business dispute.

We prosecute and defend litigation related to a wide variety of business disputes, including:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Business-related torts
  • Partnership disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Real estate disputes
  • Vendor-vendee disputes

How We’re Different

We understand complex litigation

We’re experts in litigating difficult and complex cases that require a thorough understanding of closely-held companies, business relationships and accounting principles.

We’re skilled evaluators of cases

As a result of our extensive courtroom experience, we understand the costs and benefits of litigation and can advise you on the most cost-effective approach to favorably resolving your dispute.

We’ll minimize costs

We can help you cut costs and minimize risks through the skillful use of mediation and arbitration.

We take an innovative approach

We think differently from other attorneys and are able to devise creative solutions that will have a positive impact on your bottom line.

For more information about our commercial litigation practice, please contact Matthew A. Cuomo at or Oscar Michelen at or call either partner at 516-741-3222.