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Michael D. Root


Michael D. Root


Mike is a Syracuse native who returned to practice here after law school.

Prior to joining Smith Sovik, he worked at a general practice firm for several years focusing on personal injury and other civil litigation. Mike has extensive experience in all areas of civil litigation from commencement to trial, including motion practice and appeals.

Mike’s practice focuses on all areas of litigation including premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, products liability, medical and professional malpractice, construction site accidents, contract disputes, and Workers’ Compensation defense.


  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude , 2012
  • St. Lawrence University, B.A., 2008


  • Admitted to practice before all Courts of the State of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York


  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • State University Of New York at Buffalo Alumni Association

Michael D. Root
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