Matthew Povolny is a litigator in the firm’s New York office. He has experience in complex litigation and class actions, including products liability defense, employment litigation, securities litigation and arbitration, and general commercial matters. Matthew has also worked extensively on civil rights and employment compliance issues through a court-appointed monitorship, and served as the lead associate in Larabee v. Governor of the State of New York, in which the firm represented the judges of the State of New York in obtaining a favorable ruling regarding judicial compensation. He has been named one of New York’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Business Litigation each year since 2012.
Matthew is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, where he was a member and director of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court competition team, a participant in the law school tax clinic, and served as a judicial extern at the Minnesota Tax Court. He received his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Boston College and is proficient in French.
University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2007); Boston College (B.A., cum laude, 2004)
New York State; District of Columbia; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Activities and Affiliations
Member, Federal Bar Council (First Decade Committee and Program Committee)
Member, American Bar Association
Former Member, New York City Bar Association