Michael G. Zapson


Practice Areas: Real Estate Attorneys Land Use & Zoning Attorneys Litigation Attorneys Elder Law Attorneys Estate & Tax Planning/Probate Law & Estate Administration Attorneys

Michael G. Zapson is a Partner in the Real Estate Group at Certilman Balin. Mr. Zapson also concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial and estate litigation, real estate and zoning. He represents real property owners, national companies, developers, purchasers, REITs, lenders and brokers.

Prior to joining the firm, he was the Managing Attorney of Davidoff Hutcher & Citron’s Long Island office.

Mr. Zapson was a  member of the Nassau County Legislature from 1999  until 2004 where he chaired the Judiciary, Finance, and Public Works Committees.  He was Chairman of the Long Beach Democratic Committee from 2008 until 2015. He also served as a Long Beach City Council Member from 1989 until 1999; as Vice President from 1990 until 1993; and as President from 1996 until 1999.

Active in the community, Mr. Zapson is a board member of the Long Island Chapter of the League of Conservation Voters, a member of the Long Island Builder’s Institute (LIBI), and of the Long Beach Lawyer’s Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

He presents seminars on the topics of land use and development and trusts and estates.

Michael  earned his Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University.

He is admitted to practice in New York, Washington D.C, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York.