Marc J. Lifset
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  • Cornell University (J.D., 1978)
  • Hamilton College (B.A., cum laude, 1974)


Bar Admissions
  • New York 1979
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Manufactured Housing Institute, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated Lawyer  
  • Chambers USA National Consumer Financial Services Regulation (Consumer Finance Compliance), 2011–2017, 2019  
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation - Banking & Finance), 2007–2023  
  • Selected in 2013 as a Top Rated Lawyer in banking and finance by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™  



  • American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee
  • American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, Fellow; Member, Board of Regents
  • Conference on Consumer Finance Law, Governing Committee
  • Manufactured Housing Institute, Finance Lawyers Committee, Vice Chair 2004–2006, Chair 2007–present, Board of Governors, Financial Services Division, 2014–present
  • National Mortgage Bankers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Manufactured Housing Association, Finance Division

Outside the Office

In his free time, Marc enjoys gardening, training dogs, and reading 19th and 20th century British and American prose including Dickens, Steinbeck, Hemingway, Thackeray, and Faulkner.