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Matt Nevola


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Matt is an associate in Thompson Coburn's Business Litigation practice where he represents financial institutions, major corporations, and other businesses in complex commercial and financial services disputes in state and federal courts.

He has litigated both individual and class action claims, such as breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud. In every matter, Matt applies his deep understanding of the law and extensive courtroom experience to counsel clients through all phases of litigation so they can devote their resources to the important work of running their businesses. He is always mindful of clients' interests and the need to efficiently execute strategies to promote those interests.

Matt's substantive experience includes working as the primary researcher and drafter of memoranda, pleadings, motions, and briefs. He has argued motions in court, managed many aspects of discovery, and negotiated multiple settlements to clients' satisfaction. Matt frequently communicates directly with clients to develop comprehensive, sensible, and efficient litigation strategies.

Prior to joining the Firm, Matt was an assistant district attorney at the Bronx County District Attorney's Office where he investigated and prosecuted over two hundred criminal cases. His responsibilities included drafting complaints and indictments, drafting and arguing motions, analyzing evidence, presenting felony cases to grand juries, and preparing witnesses to testify at trial. Matt also first-chaired suppression hearings and regularly appeared in court for arraignments and pre-trial conferences.

Matt graduated magna cum laude from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University where he served as an articles editor on the Hofstra Law Review. While in law school, Matt interned for the Honorable Gary R. Brown at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Matt was also a law fellow for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office and a clerk at a law firm where he worked on real estate matters, bankruptcies, foreclosures, as well as matrimonial and landlord-tenant disputes. He earned his B.A. in political science from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Matt is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in New York. He is an active member of the New York City Bar Association and the American Bar Association.


Foreclosure Madness: Using Mortgage Deceleration to Evade the Statute of Limitations,
Hofstra Law Review, Volume 46, Issue 4, June 1, 2018