Michael Liskow is a partner at Wolf Haldenstein. He has extensive experience litigating complex class actions on behalf of plaintiff in matters related to including consumer, wage and hour, antitrust, securities and housing matters. He is member of the Firm’s Consumer Protection, Labor, Social Justice, Business Practice, and Investor Protection practice groups.

Mr. Liskow joined Wolf Haldenstein as an associate in 2009 and became partner in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Liskow was a clerk for the Honorable Steven H. Levinson of the Supreme Court of Hawai’i, an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, and a Fulbright Teaching Assistant to the Slovak Republic.


  • Investigates, initiates, and prosecutes consumer, antitrust, wage and hour and securities litigation throughout the United States.
  • Litigated a class action on behalf of overcharged tenants of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village resulting in a $173 million recovery, the largest recovery for tenants in United States history.
  • Served as lead counsel in noteworthy complex class action on behalf of overbilled Verizon consumers which resulted in a full recovery, plus interest and fees, for every class member.
  • Represented consumers against significant private and publicly traded companies resulting from their utilization of unfair and deceptive practices to sell their products, including the maker of a so-called barefoot running shoe.
  • Represented a class of institutional and individuals investors who suffered losses resulting from their investment in Goldman Sachs mortgage backed securities, resulting in a recovery of over $272 million.


Mr. Liskow has been recognized annually as a Rising Star by New York Super Lawyers since 2013.

Mr. Liskow co-wrote Is Equitable Estoppel in Arbitration a Sinking Ship?, New York Law Journal (Dec. 12, 2011) with firm partner Mark Rifkin.



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