Michael Manoussos is the founding and managing member of Michael Manoussos & Co PLLC. Mr. Manoussos is recognized as an elite personal injury litigation and civil trial attorney, who has devoted his professional legal career to public safety and civil justice for all of the people. Mr. Manoussos believes that every human being is entitled to fundamental human rights inherent in living and that every person is entitled to safety, dignity and peace of life.
Mr. Manoussos is admitted to the New York State Bar, the Federal Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Manoussos, a former law clerk to a chief judge, is a distinguished litigation and trial attorney. He is a former Director of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and former personal counsel to government officials and a county political party leader. Mr. Manoussos was a finance vice-chairman to a United States Senator. Mr. Manoussos advises and represents clients in State and Federal courts.
Michael Manoussos has obtained multi-million dollars in settlements and awards for his clients, and has successfully briefed legal issues, including of first impression. Mr. Manoussos provides high-caliber and powerful representation to his clients. Mr. Manoussos has earned many awards and recognitions, including being rated as “Superb” and “Top” and selected as a Life Member to the Million AND Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, recognizing him as a top trial lawyer in America. Mr. Manoussos is a Member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, an invitation only bestowed recognition. Mr. Manoussos was invited and admitted in the National Association of Distinguished Counsel: Nation’s Top One Percent. Mr. Manoussos was approved by the Bar of the City of New York in its Tort/Negligence category of Car Accidents, Falls and Premises Liability at the highest level. Mr. Manoussos lectures on continuing legal education (CLE) programs for lawyers. Mr. Manoussos is an active member of several Bar Associations, including being appointed to the Queens Bar Judiciary Committee. Mr. Manoussos was awarded a Certificate of Merit by the Assembly of the State of New York.
Michael Manoussos is a former adjunct professor of law and politics, whose opinions on constitutional issues have appeared in the New York Times, etc. Mr. Manoussos is a former Trustee of the State University of New York, Stony Brook Foundation and a Board Member of its National Advisory Board and Dean’s Council. Mr. Manoussos is a Distinguished University Alumni Honoree, Convocation Speaker and Distinguished Department Alumnus.
Mr. Manoussos received his Bachelor of Arts from the Stony Brook University and his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law. He has completed programs of instruction for lawyers at Harvard Law School and an executive education program at Columbia University Graduate School of Business.