Michael J. McAllister

Michael J. McAllister is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP.  

For over forty years, Mr. McAllister has represented individuals, public companies and private firms in various commercial matters in the state and federal courts and in arbitration and mediation.  A significant segment of his practice has involved the representation of numerous broker-dealers and their employees in federal and state courts, including their appellate courts, S.R.O. enforcement proceedings and over 200 arbitrations tried to award before the SEC, NYSE, AMEX, FINRA (formerly NASD-DR) and AAA.  These proceedings include trials, appeals, federal grand juries, disciplinary proceedings before federal and state regulators.

In October, 2014, the Appellate Division, First Department appointed Mr. McAllister as Special Master.

As an arbitrator for FINRA, Mr. McAllister has sat as an arbitrator on approximately 30 hearing panels.  Further, he mediated five securities industry disputes. 
PLI published articles written by Mr. McAllister for its Securities Arbitration handbook in 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2003 and 2004.  Mr. McAllister co-authored “Calculating Damages in Broker Raiding Cases” which appears in the Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance, Spring 2006, Vol. 11, pg. 261.  Mr. McAllister testified as an expert witness on three occasions.

Mr. McAllister is admitted to practice in New York.  He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern District and Eastern District, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Contact Information



(212) 404-8728


Practice Areas: 


Fordham University (LL.B.)
Georgetown University (A.B.)


New York
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District