Robert W. Michalak

Robert W. Michalak: Attorney with HoganWillig, PLLC
  • Of Counsel at HoganWillig, PLLC (28 Attorneys)
  • 2410 North Forest Road, Suite 301, Amherst, NY 14068
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Biography

Mr. Michalak represents contractors, owners, and surety companies. His experience includes contract negotiations, bidding issues, project closeout consultation, mechanic's lien and trust fund filings and challenges, and claim prosecution and defense. Mr. Michalak also represents clients in structuring business and shareholder relationships, real estate development and commercial leases. He regularly represents clients in mediation, arbitration, and litigation.

In addition to his Doctor of Jurisprudence, Mr. Michalak has degrees in mechanical and chemical engineering and has held engineering positions in county government and a Fortune 500 company. Mr. Michalak has been a business law lecturer at the University at Buffalo and a speaker and author for various organizations including the American Bar Association. He is a member of and former board member of the Construction Exchange of Buffalo and Western New York.

Professional & Community ActivitiesBar Association of Erie County, Member American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry, Member Construction Exchange of Buffalo & WNY, Board of Governors

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Corporate & Business Law
  • Surety and Construction Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
716-568-7113  Phone
716.932.6556  Phone
716.932.6656  Fax
www.hoganwillig.com/team-robert-w-michalak
University Attended:
University of Detroit, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1971; University of Houston, M.S., Chemical Engineering, 1975
Law School Attended:
University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1974
Year of First Admission:
1974
Admission:
1974, Texas; 1976, New York
Memberships:

Mr. Michalak represents contractors, owners, and surety companies. His experience includes contract negotiations, bidding issues, project closeout consultation, mechanic's lien and trust fund filings and challenges, and claim prosecution and defense. Mr. Michalak also represents clients in structuring business and shareholder relationships, real estate development and commercial leases. He regularly represents clients in mediation, arbitration, and litigation.

In addition to his Doctor of Jurisprudence, Mr. Michalak has degrees in mechanical and chemical engineering and has held engineering positions in county government and a Fortune 500 company. Mr. Michalak has been a business law lecturer at the University at Buffalo and a speaker and author for various organizations including the American Bar Association. He is a member of and former board member of the Construction Exchange of Buffalo and Western New York.

Professional & Community Activities

Bar Association of Erie County, Member American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry, Member Construction Exchange of Buffalo & WNY, Board of Governors
ISLN:
904819906
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
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Amherst, New York

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