Michael C. Manniello is counsel in the New York, NY office of Hill Wallack LLP, where he is a member of the Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy practice group.
Mr. Manniello concentrates his practice on residential and commercial mortgage lending and foreclosure and enforcement of lenders' rights. Prior to joining Hill Wallack, Mr. Manniello served as the senior associate of the foreclosure group of one of Long Island’s largest law firms, where he worked with a recognized authority on New York foreclosure law.
In addition to representing some of largest mortgage servicers in the United States, as ranked by the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, in foreclosures at the trial level, Mr. Manniello has made numerous appearances before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. There he has argued complex issues including standing, usury, waiver and the effect of notice of pendency, and statute of limitations. Both the bench and bar have cited favorable decisions issued in those matters.
Mr. Manniello is admitted to practice law in the State of New York (1988), Superior Court, State of Connecticut (1988), United States District Court (Eastern, Western, Northern, Southern Districts of New York), United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (2001). He received his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and he earned his B.S. from New York University, School of Business and Public Administration.Leadership
Presentations & Publications
- AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell
- Member, New York City Bar Association – mortgage foreclosure task force
- Assisted in the development of a dedicated mortgage foreclosure part in the Supreme Court, Kings County which included standardized motion papers and orders in that court
- Frequently consults court personnel on New York mortgage foreclosure procedure
- Former Member and Chair, USFN, Legal Issues Committee
Mr. Manniello has written and lectured on mortgage lending and foreclosure related issues. He has lectured on mortgage foreclosure in the New York State Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Program.