Michael S. Schnittman



Mr. Schnittman has lectured extensively to both bar associations and business groups and is considered an authority on Collection Law. He is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys
  • Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Volunteer Legal Services Project (VLSP)
  • Chair of the Professional Performance Committee of the Monroe County Bar Association
  • Former Chair of the Commission on Jewish-Christian Relations
  • Former Member of the Board of Trustees of Temple B’Rith Kodesh
  • Cornell University (J.D., 1969)
  • Rutgers University (B.A., 1966)
  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
ABOUT Michael S. Schnittman

Mr. Schnittman is an avid, however not very successful at times, fisherman. In the winter months, he enjoys skiing.


Michael Schnittman joined Lacy, Katzen, Greene and Jones, the predecessor of Lacy Katzen LLP, in 1969 upon graduation from the Cornell Law School. In 1979, Mr. Schnittman became Chair of the Collection Department.

Mr. Schnittman was instrumental in developing and expanding the collection practice to the present day, a premier Collection Department in Upstate New York.

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