Michael P. Hartman
Michael. P. Hartman is an Associate with Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP in the White Plains, New York office. Mr. Hartman focuses his practice on Complex Litigation, Appeals, Land Use & Zoning, Government Litigation & Policy, Transportation and Maritime Law.
Mr. Hartman attended Tulane University School of Law where he received the Order of the Barristers Award and was also a Visiting Student at the University of Texas Law School during Hurricane Katrina. Mr. Hartman was a Senior Justice and ADR chairperson on the Tulane Moot Court Board, and a member of both the negotiation and appellate advocacy competition teams. Additionally, he was the Senior Articles Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. He was also a Visiting Senior Articles Editor for the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas & Energy Law.
Mr. Hartman has extensive experience as a litigator in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey, most recently as a litigation team leader for a regional law firm and as in-house counsel for a national insurance company. He also worked in the Solicitor General’s Office and the Environmental & Natural Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice.
Mr. Hartman was selected as a New York Super Lawyer Rising Star 2011-2012, and a New York Metro Super Lawyer 2013-2017.
- Ohio University, B.S., summa cum laude, Geography & Environmental Pre-Law
- Vermont Law School, M.S.E.L., Environmental Law & Policy
- Tulane Law School, J.D., Admiralty & Maritime Law concentration
- Legal Lessons Learned the Last Time the Suez Canal Closed, Feb 18, 2011, Lexology and Society of Maritime Arbitrators, vol. 42, co-author
- Jones Act Ramifications on the Future of US Offshore Wind Energy Development, Feb 1, 2011, North American Clean Energy - January/February 2011 Issue, co-author
- The Obama Administration’s Sea Change: Increased environmental regulations on vessels, Dec 23, 2010, Lexology, co-author
- The Jones Act - One More Variable in the Offshore Wind Equation, Sep 13, 2010, Lexology, co-author
- COGSA trumps Carmack– Recent Supreme Court decision highlights tension between the US and Rotterdam rules, Jun 28, 2010, Lexology, co-author