Michael F. Higgins
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Practice Focus:

Michael Higgins is as an experienced litigator with a broad professional background that includes significant litigation, courtroom experience, and appellate experience. He joined Osborn Reed & Burke LLP in2022.

Before returning to Rochester, he served on the faculty at Brooklyn Law School and the University at Buffalo School of Law teaching the next generation of advocates. He has developed and utilized novel legal strategies to protect first amendment rights and the rights of individuals with disabilities.

Michael lives in the City of Rochester with his wife and twochildren. When he is not in courtroom you can find him chasing after hischildren on the hiking trails and ski hills of New York.

Latest Post

The Third Department in Binghamton Precast & Supply Corp. v Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company holds that the defendant raised a triable issue of fact as to whether the plaintiff mitigated its losses relative to a business interruption policy.

The Court of Appeals’ decision in Rivera v Montefiore Medical Center (2016 NY Slip Op 06854 [October 20, 2016]) concerned the adequacy of defendant’s expert disclosure and the timeliness of plaintiff’s objection to the same.

On May 2, 2016, the Firm celebrated its centennial with a party at ORBs...

Osborn, Reed & Burke, LLP is pleased to announce that partner, Jennifer M. Schwartzott, Esq., was a winner of The Daily Record's Top Women in Law award for 2016 and associate, Jennifer B. Tarolli, Esq., was a winner of The Daily Record's Up & Coming Attorney award for 2016...

Osborn Reed & Burke, LLP is proud to announce that Aimee L. Koch, a partner at the firm, has been named by the Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) as a Woman of Distinction...

“‘A merry Christmas, Bob,’ said Scrooge, with an earnestness that could not be mistaken, as he clapped him on the back. ‘A merrier Christmas, Bob, my good fellow..."