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Michael J. Paleudis

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Phone: (212) 835-6768
Fax: (212) 835-6769

225 W 34th St #2205
New York, New York 10122

Mr. Paleudis focuses his practice on alcoholic beverage law, contract matters, and real estate law. Mr. Paleudis brings to his hospitality and alcoholic beverage law practice years of hands on experience in the hotel, restaurant, and bar industries. For more than fifteen years he worked in all areas of the hospitality industry performing both front and back of the house functions. As an attorney, Mr. Paleudis has represented bars, restaurants, hotels, wine stores, liquor stores, package stores, microbreweries, alcohol importers and wholesalers, delis, and grocery stores.

Mr. Paleudis provides a full range of legal services to his clients including assistance with the preparation, submission, and certification of applications to the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA), assistance with liquor license violations, lease and contract preparation and negotiation, the preparation of partnership agreements and purchase and sale agreements, trademarks, copyrights, and representing clients before the Federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).

Mr. Paleudis also represents his bar and restaurant clients in Federal Court in proposed class actions filed pursuant to The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA), and sexual discrimination and age discrimination matters filed under Title VII of the United States Code. Mr. Paleudis regularly appears in the Criminal Courts of the State of New York defending violations of the New York City Administrative Code and violations issued by the New York City Fire Department.


J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2005
With Honors

B.F.A., Emerson College, 1998


The Paleudis Law Firm, LLC, Member
Alcoholic Beverage Law, Contract Law, Corporate Law

Martin, Clearwater, and Bell, LLP, Associate Attorney
Medical Malpractice Litigation

The Office of the Bronx County District Attorney,
Assistant District Attorney

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice New York
New Jersey
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Western District of New York
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

New York City Bar Association

New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association (NJLBA)

New York State Restaurant Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals ("NALCP")