Michael J. Dischley



Mr. Dischley is an associate in the firm's Melville office and works in the firm’s Litigation and Insurance Coverage departments. His practice is focused primarily on NYS Labor Law, construction site accidents, premises liability, automobile and commercial trucking litigation, professional liability, insurance law, and general liability insurance defense.

Mr. Dischley regularly engages in all aspects of general liability defense from inception through trial, including expert retention and consultation, all aspects of discovery, conducting and defending depositions, motion practice, mediation, and trial preparation. He has represented insureds, owners, contractors, doctors, insurance companies, and municipalities before State and Federal Courts.

Prior to joining Hurwitz & Fine, Mr. Dischley worked at a large insurance defense firm, where his practice also included defending medical and veterinary malpractice actions, in both civil actions and before regulatory boards, as well as toxic tort and products liability actions.

Mr. Dischley received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 2011 and his Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law in 2015. Mr. Dischley attended St. John’s University School of Law while working full time as a law clerk and was a Dean’s List award recipient.

Mr. Dischley is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Suffolk County Bar Association, and the Hellenic Lawyers Association.

Court Admissions

Courts of the State of New York
United States District Court  
    Eastern District of New York
    Southern District of New York

Admitted to Practice

New York


St. John’s University School of Law (J.D., 2015)
State University of New York at Geneseo (B.A., 2011)

Professional Recognition

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2022

Professional Associations

New York State Bar Association
Suffolk County Bar Association
Hellenic Lawyers Association