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.
Early Life & Education
Krinsky graduated from the University of Chicago's College in 1965 and from its Law School in 1968.
American Civil Liberties Union
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.
North American Congress on Latin America
Krinsky is a member of the following organizations:
- Bill of Rights Foundation, General Counsel
- National Emergency Civil Liberties Union, General Counsel
- American Society of International Law, member
- International Trademark Association, member
- National Lawyers Guild, member; chair of the international law committee; president the New York City chapter