♦ Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations (B.S., 2000)
♦ Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2003)
Michael D. Raniere provides both general and labor counsel to school districts, libraries and other municipal and private entities. Prior to joining Lamb & Barnosky, Mr. Raniere provided these services at another prominent Long Island law firm. General counsel services include special education matters, student disciplinary hearings, appeals to the Commissioner of Education and the State Review Officer, vendor contract review and student residency matters. Mr. Raniere’s labor counsel work involves contract administration, negotiations, arbitration, employee disciplinary hearings and proceedings before the State Division of Human Rights and the Public Employment Relations Board.
Mr. Raniere has lectured at the New York State School Boards Association Convention and has also presented to the New York State Association of School Attorneys. In addition, Mr. Raniere has contributed multiple articles to the New York State School Boards Association’s “On Board” publication. Mr. Raniere was named to the 2014 and 2016 New York Metro area Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.
Mr. Raniere received his Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law in 2003, where he was the Symposium Editor for the Fordham Urban Law Journal. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 2000.
Mr. Raniere is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York and is a member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations, as well as the New York State Association of School Attorneys.