Attorney Michael J. Ciarlo

Michael J. Ciarlo

Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business & Commercial
  • Co-op & Condo
  • Landlord & Tenant


Named a Super Lawyer consecutively from 2016, Michael Ciarlo has been with Nadel & Ciarlo, P.C. since 1999, providing successful and experienced results for our clients. During this time, his extensive knowledge of commercial, business, and real estate litigation has benefited the clients of the firm. He has a wide range of experience in negotiating, analyzing, resolving, and litigating all aspects of real estate, business, co-op, condo, and landlord/tenant matters. Mr. Ciarlo brings a significant depth of understanding to his role in advising large and small businesses, co-ops, condominiums, landlords, tenants, and individuals in their disputes and litigation.

Mr. Ciarlo graduated from New York University with honors in 1995, and then obtained his law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1998. He was admitted to the bar in both New York and New Jersey in 1999. Mr. Ciarlo regularly appears in both the Civil Court of the City of New York, and the Supreme Court of the State of New York in all types of commercial and real estate litigation.


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1998
  • New York University
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors

Bar Admission

  • New York, 1999
  • New Jersey, 1999

Published Works

  • How Long Can My Building Keep Scaffolding Up, New York Times
  • Dealing With Conflict in Co-ops & Condos, Cooperator News New York


  • Super Lawyer, 2016-2023

Current Employment Position

  • Partner