Michael Krinsky

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Michael Krinsky in 2009

Michael Krinsky is a New York City based attorney who has been practicing law for over forty years. For more than twenty years he has been a lead attorney at the law firm, Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman.[1]

Early Life & Education

Krinsky graduated from the University of Chicago's College in 1965 and from its Law School in 1968.[1]

American Civil Liberties Union

Krinsky worked for the ACLU between 1968 and 1971.[1]

Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman

In 1971 Michael Krinsky began working as an attorney for the law firm Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman. He became a principal in 1976 and a name principal in 1978.

Krinsky spearheaded the Firm's representation of Cuba and its agencies and enterprises. He has worked continuously on Cuba matters since first joining the Firm. The Firm has represented Cuba in all its legal matters pertaining to the United States since 1960. It is Cuba's only U.S. counsel. He has represented the Cuban government, its central bank, telephone company and other enterprises in landmark litigation. He also advises the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Foreign Commerce, Ministry of Culture and other ministries on U.S.-related legal matters.[1]

North American Congress on Latin America

On May 15, 2008 Michael Krinsky attended a benefit gala for the North American Congress on Latin America.[2]


Krinsky is a member of the following organizations:[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 RBSKL: Michael Krinsky (accessed on Nov. 10, 2010)
  2. Flickr: NACLA Benefit Gala, May 15, 2008 (accessed on Nov. 10, 2010)