Michele Arbeeny

Michele Arbeeny

Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP

Recognized since 2020

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Public Finance Law

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Michele Arbeeny concentrates her practice on nonprofit, real estate, health care and municipal finance matters. She maintains a successful track record of representing financial institutions and nonprofits in all aspects of secured and unsecured financing, including acquisition, construction, revolving and term loans, as well as tax-exempt and taxable bonds. Michele also represents financial institutions and developers in affordable housing transactions. Michele is the Chair of Windels Marx Women, a group of legal professionals who organize around business development, networking and mentoring opportunities. She was also the leading force behind the firm’s establishment of a scholarship devoted to advancing diversity in law schools and the workplace.

Memberships and Community Leadership

  • Windels Marx Women - Chair
  • New York Bar Association - Member
  • New York State Association for Affordable Housing - Member
  • New Jersey Bar Association - Member
  • Brooklyn Arts Council - Former Executive Committee Member


  • The Best Lawyers in America - Public Finance Law (2021-2022).
  • City & State "Responsible 100" for 2019.
  • 2019 New York's Top Rated Lawyers, published by the New York Law Journal.
  • In both 2019 and 2020, recognized by Crain's New York Business in its review of Notable Women in Law.
  • 2018 Women in Real Estate, an annual review by the New York Real Estate Journal.
  • City & State Diversity Award 2018.Leaders in Law 2018 - New York Magazine.
  • Women in Real Estate 2012, an annual review by the New York Real Estate Journal.


  • 156 West 56th Street
    New York, NY 10019

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Public Finance Law
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law


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