Appellate, Commercial Disputes, Commercial Transactions and Business
Counseling, Construction and Surety, Employment, Insurance Defense,
New Jersey, 1993
Kenyon College, 1988
Boston University School of Law, 1993
Crank v. Palermo Supply Co., 326 N.J.Super. 84 (App. Div. 1999)
Matt's diverse practice
ranges from the litigation of complex insurance coverage and construction
disputes to the representation of small businesses and their principals
in transactional matters.
He has extensive insurance
coverage experience, including the handling of coverage matters
involving environmental, products, construction, employment and
fidelity and surety bond claims.
Matt frequently acts as general counsel to small businesses, providing
advice on employment issues, drafting and negotiating contracts,
and day-to-day operational issues. His experience includes representing
franchisees, handling commercial real estate transactions, addressing
licensing issues and representing parties selling or acquiring an
interest in a business.
He represents companies in cases involving wrongful termination,
breach of fiduciary duties, tortious interference, fraud and employee
restrictive covenants. Matt has extensive experience handling emergent
situations involving temporary restraining orders and preliminary
injunctions, particularly in the area of employee restrictive covenants
and he counsels employers and departing employees on employment
termination issues and ways to avoid litigation.