Michael J. Pinto


  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D.   2013        
  • Wagner College, B.A.    summa cum laude              2010            


  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey




Tel: (718) 273-9414
Fax: (718) 273-9418
Email: mpinto@cbvlaw.com

Michael J. Pinto, Esq.
Crawford • Bringslid • Vander Neut, LLP

900 South Avenue, Suite 204
Staten Island, New York 10314

Michael J. Pinto, a lifelong resident of Staten Island, joined Crawford • Bringslid • Vander Neut, LLP in May 2018 after working at a mid-sized Manhattan firm specializing in insurance defense.  He represented business entities and individuals in a wide array of civil litigation, including matters involving toxic exposure to hazardous substances such as asbestos.  He regularly appeared in New York State courts.

Mr. Pinto graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in 2013.  While in law school, Mr. Pinto received a Presidential Scholarship, was a member of the Dean’s List and was the associate managing editor of the Journal of Civil Rights & Economic Development.  Prior to law school, Mr. Pinto graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from Wagner College where he was a member of the Dean’s List, Omicron Delta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha and President of the Student Government Association.

Aside from his practice of law, Mr. Pinto serves on the adjunct faculty of Wagner College and is co-chair of the College’s Pre-Law Advisory Committee.  He was awarded the Leeseberg Alumni Award from the College’s Omicron Delta Kappa chapter in 2016 for his support and dedication to the College. 

Additionally, Mr. Pinto is the Founder and Executive Director of the Minty Organization for the Performing Arts, which celebrates the achievements of students in the Staten Island Catholic high schools. 

Mr. Pinto is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and Richmond County Bar Association.  He was admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey in 2013. 



  • Richmond County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Executive Director - The Minty Organization for the Performing Arts