Law Office of Stanley Chinitz
260 Madison Avenue, Floor 17
New York, NY 10016
tel. (212) 935-4611
fax (212) 379-2083


Stanley Chinitz specializes in civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration. Areas of expertise include claims relating to employment, the sale of securities, life insurance, disability income insurance, insurance coverage matters, and real estate disputes.  Mr. Chinitz is admitted to practice in New York and before numerous federal courts, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Fifth Circuits, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the District of Rhode Island.  He serves as an arbitrator and is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Commercial Panel.  He received his B.A., cum laude, from Hofstra University (1974) and his J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School (1987).

Published Work

"Motion Practice: Dismissal and Summary Judgment in Non-Federal Question Class Actions: Prosecution and Defense Strategies", Non-Federal Question Class Actions: Prosecution and Defense Strategies, PLI, 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Arbitration Association, Member, Commercial Panel
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
New York State Bar Association

Past Employment

Snow Becker Krauss P.C., Shareholder, 2010 - 2011
Balber Pickard Maldonado & Van Der Tuin, PC, Partner, 2007 - 2010
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, Associate, 1993 - 2007
Thelen, Reid, Brown, Raysman & Steiner LLP (formerly Reid & Priest), Associate, 1989 - 1993
Golenbock & Barell, Associate, 1988 - 1989
Hon. Florence K. Murray, Rhode Island Supreme Court, Law Clerk, 1987 - 1988