Michael J. Brady is a partner in and the Chairman of Harwood Lloyd’s Commercial Department. He received his B.A. in History and English from Ithaca College in 1978. He received his J.D. from New York Law School in 1982.

Since he started practicing law in New York City in 1982, Mr. Brady has counseled business clients in all areas of commercial law including business planning and organization, financing, leasing and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Brady has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate ranging from sales and acquisitions to § 1031 exchanges. Mr. Brady also represents numerous national and local community banks in connection with commercial loan transactions of every nature.

Mr. Brady is a founding Trustee of “It’s a Wonderful Life”, a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation and a former member of the Board of Directors of “Oasis: A Safe Haven for Women and Children”. Mr. Brady is also a member of the Board of Directors of Arcola Country Club.

Mr. Brady is admitted to practice before the courts of the State of New York (1982), the courts of the State of New Jersey (1985), and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (1985).

Mr. Brady is a member of the Hudson-Bergen Inn of Transactional Counsel.

Mr. Brady is a member of the American Bar Association, the Bergen County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the New York County Lawyers Association.


  • Ithaca College (B.A. 1978)
  • New York Law School (J.D. 1981)



  • New York, 1982
  • New Jersey, 1985
  • Washington D.C., 2014


  • United States District Court, District of  New Jersey, 1985



  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Hudson-Bergen Inn of Transactional Counsel
  • Board of Directors, Arcola Country Club