New York Attorney
Mitchell Hirsch grew up in a working class family in Jamaica, NY. He graduated with Honors from Rutgers University in New Jersey. He then attended The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. While in law school Mr. Hirsch worked many jobs to put himself through school. He clerked with the Jenner and Block firm where he met and worked on a case for the legendary Muhammad Ali. He graduated from John Marshall in 1978.
During his summers off, Mitch returned to New York and volunteered at Sale and Groothuis in Mineola, where upon graduation in 1979 he became a full-time employee of the firm. Both of the partners at Sale and Groothius had come out of the Criminal Division of the Nassau County Legal Aid Society. They were great mentors to learn from. Over the next 22 years Mitch built his practice from within, getting hands-on experience in some of the most notorious criminal cases on Long Island. With time, Mitch became a junior partner and then full partner in the firm.
In 1997 Mitch formed Hirsch and Hirsch LLP with his brother Scott, then a young Sale and Groothuis associate. Mitch eventually convinced his former partners to sell him the building where the firm still resides today. The historic Victorian house is within walking distance of the Hempstead courts.
As the firm’s managing partner, Mr.Hirsch continues to work long hours each day, attending to the needs of his clients. His practice areas include felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses, matrimonial and family law, commercial and residential real estate transactions, and landlord tenant litigation. Mr. Hirsch is admitted to practice in all New York State Courts as well as the Federal Courts of the Eastern and Southern District. Mr. Hirsch resides in Commack, NY with his wife and two children.