Micelle M. Ragusa advises clients on all facets of their business’ operations and counsels them through legal issues they face. Ms. Ragusa focuses her practice on virtually every aspect of corporate and commercial law. She is experienced representing businesses in a wide array of legal matters including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance
  • Entity formation
  • Negotiation and drafting of various contracts
  • Commercial real estate acquisitions and sales
  • Contractual disputes

Ms. Ragusa previously worked for a Fortune 100 company with global influence in the pharmaceutical industry. That experience provides Ms. Ragusa with unique insight on both the business and legal ramifications of issues.

In addition, Ms. Ragusa has represented clients in litigation matters including construction litigation and risk management, breach of contract litigation, and commercial litigation. Ms. Ragusa also has experience representing clients in New York State Supreme Court and the Fourth Department of the New York State Appellate Division, as well as in various mediation and arbitration proceedings.

Awards and Recognitions

Super Lawyers Rising Stars Badge for Micelle M. RagusaSuper Lawyers “Rising Stars”
Named to Upstate New York Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” from 2016 to 2019; no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in any state earn this distinction

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of New York, 2014


  • State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., 2013
  • Canisius College, B.A., cum laude, 2006

Professional Activities & Organizations

  • Member, Bar Association of Erie County (Health Law Committee)
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Accredited Attorney, Department of Veteran’s Affairs
  • Legislative Committee Member, Board of Directors of the Erie County ASPCA
  • Board of Directors, Second Generation Theatre Company