Michael Gardella


Morristown Office

P: 973-401-2652

E: [email protected]


University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., cum laude (2017)

University of Notre Dame, B.A., magna cum laude (2013)

Practices & Industries

Real Estate Finance


New Jersey, 2017

New York, 2018

S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2018

Professional Activities

New Jersey State Bar Association

New York State Bar Associations

Notre Dame Lawyers of New York City

Michael Gardella

Mickey’s practice focuses on commercial real estate finance.  He has represented commercial banks and other lenders for the origination of mortgage loans, where he conducted due diligence and drafted loan documents.  The loans have involved multiple asset types, including multi-family, retail, office, single tenant, and hotels.

After graduating from law school, Mickey was a law clerk for the Honorable Thomas M. Moore in the New Jersey Superior Court, Chancery Division – General Equity, where he worked on commercial litigation matters, including mortgage and tax sale certificate foreclosures, injunctions, breach of contract actions, and shareholder disputes.

While in law school, Mickey interned at the Notre Dame Clinical Law Center’s Community Development Clinic, where he advised and drafted legal documents for small businesses and a nonprofit organization.