Michael R. Hobbie is a partner and represents individuals who have sustained serious personal injuries and have claims based on negligence, premises liability, products liability and malpractice, as well as those who are victims of employment or civil discrimination.
In his criminal practice, Mr. Hobbie represents clients under indictment by the State for such crimes as assault, sexual assault, drug distribution, robbery, fraud, as well as clients at the municipal court level for a variety of offenses including driving while intoxicated.
Prior to Mr. Hobbie joining HC&D, he practiced in Manhattan at Lord Day & Lord, specializing in civil litigation and white collar crime. Then Mr. Hobbie practiced with Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, LLP, New York, specializing in the defense of products liability actions.
Mr. Hobbie is a 1990 graduate from Fordham University School of Law, New York, where he made the Dean’s List and won the American Jurisprudence Award for Products Liability. In 1987, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, New Jersey. While at Rutgers, he earned the Class of 1984 Academic Scholarship and won the Edward McNall Burns Award for 1987.
Mr. Hobbie is admitted to practice in both New Jersey and New York.
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Criminal Defense
- Workers' Compensation
- New Jersey
- New York
- Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
- J.D. - 1990
- Honors: Dean's List and Won, The American Jurisprudence Award, Products Liability
- Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey
- Honors: magna cum laude
- Honors: The Class of 1984 Academic Scholarship
- Honors: The Edward McNall Burns Award, 1987
Honors and Awards
- BV Peer-Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Past Employment Positions
- Lord Day & Lord
- Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, LLP