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Michael C. DeBenedetto III litigates general liability, New York labor law and construction accident, property damage and premises liability cases. He also has experience defending environmental, harassment, school district defense,  products liability and automobile cases.  Prior to joining FUCHS ROSENZWEIG PLLC, Michael worked at large and mid-sized insurance defense firms in New York and New Jersey.


  • St. John’s University School of Law, J.D.

  • St. John’s University, B.A. in English

Bar Admissions

  • New York

  • New Jersey

  • U.S. Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • U.S Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York

  • U.S. Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey

Honors and Distinctions

  • Graduated the St. John’s BA/JD Accelerated Degree Program

  • Awarded the Daniel A. Furlong Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership to the Law School Community


  • A Borkean Revival, St. John’s Law Review Online Commentary, 2016


Activities & Societies

  • President of Catholic Law Students Association

  • Vice-President of Federalist Society- St. John’s Law Student Chapter

  • Student Manager on St. John’s University Men’s Basketball Team