Michael R. Glanzman is an Associate in the Construction and Litigation Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
Mr. Glanzman focuses his practice in the areas of construction contracting and commercial litigation. He regularly assists a diverse set of clients, including real estate owners, developers, lenders, construction managers, general contractors and subcontractors, with the initial drafting and negotiation of contracts.
Mr. Glanzman also has significant experience litigating complex commercial matters in state and federal courts as well as arbitrations and mediations. Mr. Glanzman’s involvement encompasses all phases of disputes, including pre-suit negotiations, discovery, motion practice, trial, post-judgment enforcement, appeals and alternative dispute resolution.
Mr. Glanzman received his B.B.A. from James Madison University in 2004 and earned his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2010 where he was a Human Rights Clinic participant. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York as well as the U.S. District Courts for the District of New Jersey.
Mr. Glanzman is committed to pro bono representation, having successfully represented refugees with respect to applications for asylum. Most recently, Mr. Glanzman represented a Sudanese refugee in connection with his application for asylum before the United States Immigration Court. Prior to fleeing Sudan for the United States, Mr. Glanzman’s pro bono client had been arbitrarily detained, tortured and sentenced to death by the Sudanese government due solely to his Darfuri ethnicity.