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Professional Profile: Michele Arbeeny 2013


  • Title: Partner
  • Company: Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP
  • Location: 156 West 56th Street, New York, NY
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Education: J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1997, Double B.A., psychology/history, Boston University, 1994

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am a practicing lawyer and partner at Windels Marx, where I focus on commercial lending, trade finance and municipal finance transactions. My clients include various financial institutions and not-for-profits who seek my counsel in all aspects of secured and unsecured financing, including: construction loans, revolving facilities, and credit-enhanced and private placement bond financings. My future involves continuing to grow and diversify my practice, in addition to continuing a passion for mentoring the next generation of lawyers.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I am a mother of two growing boys, and my husband and I have a large extended family. Unwinding involves family time, good food and lots of laughter.

One word to describe your work environment: Bustling.

Rules to live by in business: Work hard and stay focused.

What is your dream job? I think I’m living the dream right now.