Michael Fritz is an Associate with substantial experience representing companies and individuals in no-fault, bodily injury and UM/SUM actions.
Prior to joining Hickey Smith Dodd, Michael served as in-house counsel at an insurance carrier where he managed and trained a team of attorneys while being directly responsible for all reporting and managing court and arbitration calendars. As a principal attorney, he successfully managed a fraud declaratory judgment program and successfully argued fraudulent and staged cases in both arbitration and litigation. He also successfully represented the carrier in numerous policy violation and medical necessity cases.
Prior to embarking on a legal career, Michael founded and served as President of a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit credit-counseling organization that was licensed by the New York Department of Financial Services and registered with the United Stated Trustee’s Office. This organization was dedicated to educating and assisting consumers and families with their finances.
Activities and Membership
- New York State Bar Association
- Queens County Bar Association
- Defense Association of New York
- New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers