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Michael Foster

Michael Foster, Esq. is a senior associate in the firm’s healthcare department.  He specializes in employment contract assessment and negotiation, with particular attention to placement for residents and fellows, assessing and finalizing contracts nationwide.  Michael also regularly assists his clients in the purchase and sale of medical/dental practices.  In addition to his regular contract work, which includes billing contracts, third party vendor agreements, business associate agreements and website related agreements, Michael is also adept with trademark filings.  Michael regularly counsels his clients on structure, formation and compliance related issues, as well as defends doctors with the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Office for Professional Discipline.   

Recent Representations:

s  Represent Seller in Dental Practice Sale and 12 month transition agreement - Purchase Price - $1.2 Million 

s  Immediate Closure of OPMC Patient Complaint re: Laser-esq treatment after Diligence and Comprehensive Submission to OPMC; Avoiding need for Interview   

s   Finalize contract process for Gastroenterologist working on Eastern Long Island 

s   Draft Terms of Use and User Agreement for online healthcare application

In addition, Michael’s alarm industry litigation practice focuses on representing clients in collection and defense matters in complex commercial, contract and corporate disputes in State and Federal courts, as well as in arbitration.  Michael also regularly assists clients with trademark and corporate filings, general litigation research and writing, as well as assisting in the firm's bankruptcy department.  Michael also drafts qualifier agreements in all states.  

Michael received his J.D. degree from St. John’s University School of Law, where he was the recipient of a St. Thomas More Scholarship.  During law school, Michael was a senior staff member for the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review and received the Dean’s Award of Excellence in Mediation: Representing Clients. Prior to joining the Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum, Michael interned for the Hon. Sean H. Lane in the Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Court.

BAR ADMISSIONS
New York
New Jersey

EDUCATION
St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 2015
Loyola University Maryland, B.A., Economics, Cum Laude, 2012

PUBLICATIONS
The Effect of Conversion on a Post-Petition Lender’s Superpriority Claim over a Chapter 7 Trustee’s Post-Conversion Administrative Expense Claim, 6 ST. JOHN’S BANKR. RESEARCH LIBR. NO. 14 (2014)

CONTACT MICHAEL FOSTER
(516) 747-6700 x 308
MFoster@KirschenbaumEsq.com