Michael Hedayat

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Associate

Michael J. Hedayat is an attorney at Britcher Leone, where he focuses his practice on serious personal injury and medical malpractice matters. 

Prior to joining the firm, Michael was honored to be the first judicial law clerk for the Honorable Avis Bishop-Thompson, J.S.C. of the Superior Court of New Jersey - Bergen County. During his clerkship, he became certified by the New Jersey Administrative Offices of the Courts as a court mediator and conducted mediations in small claims, landlord-tenant and dissolution matters. He was also certified by the New Jersey Child Support Institute of Rutgers' School of Social Work as a Family Division Law Clerk. 

Michael earned a J.D. from Florida State University College of Law. While at FSU Law, he was recognized for his distinguished pro bono service with the Second Judicial Circuit Court of Florida. He also served as a clinical counselor at Florida State's Business Law Clinic. While in law school, Michael was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. 

Michael is an international legal scholar having successfully completed several legal programs abroad. He excelled during his studies at the University of Oxford, where he attended the oldest legal program offered by an American law school. There, he was able to gain a deep understanding of the development of the English common law system and comparative legal systems. He also completed Tulane University's Rhode's program in Greece, where he gained a unique insight into Maritime law. 

He received his B.A. from Rowan University, where he served as President of the Pre-Law Society. Michael also successfully completed the University of Virginia's Semester at Sea program in Global Studies, while traveling through ten countries in Africa, Europe, and Asia. 

He is admitted before the federal and state courts of New Jersey and New York, as well as the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice and the New Jersey State Bar Association. 

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Court Mediator by the New Jersey Administrative Offices of the Courts
  • Certified Family Division Law Clerk by the New Jersey Child Support Institute of Rutgers’ School of Social Work

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2018
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2020
  • New York

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. - 2016
  • Rowan University
    • B.A. - 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice

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