Matthew A. LampertPartner
Matthew A. Lampert defends a wide variety of clients in personal injury, premises liability, construction/labor law claims, negligent supervision and motor vehicle claims.
As a civil litigator in the firm’s Compliance, Investigations & White Collar and General Liability Practice Groups, Matthew has previously represented clients in personal injury and medical malpractice lawsuits. Matthew has handled all aspects of the defense of personal injury matters through trial verdict in cases involving allegations of premises liability, general negligence and negligent supervision. One of Matthew’s previous civil trials has been discussed in a well-known New York jury verdict reporter for Matthew’s successful introduction into evidence of prior, unsworn deposition testimony as a Business Record during a jury trial in which he obtained a Defense Verdict for his client.
Before joining Rivkin Radler, Matthew honed his trial skills as a Senior Trial Attorney in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office. As an ADA, Matthew successfully prosecuted many violent felony and vehicular homicide cases, including New York State’s first case of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide. He served as a frequent lecturer for the District Attorney’s “Choices and Consequences Program,” a program where Matthew spoke before high school students and parents at numerous high schools throughout Nassau County about the dangers of drunk driving through actual cases that he prosecuted.
While an Assistant District Attorney, Matthew was a recipient of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Award for his dedication and service to the mission of MADD.
As a member of the Rivkin Radler’s White Collar, Investigations and Compliance Advisory practice group, Matthew offers his vast experience garnered during his tenure in the District Attorney’s Office, where he presented hundreds of cases and investigations to the Nassau County Grand Jury and tried to verdict over 35 criminal trials.
While at Hofstra University School of Law, Matthew served as President of Hofstra’s Moot Court Association. Upon his graduation from Hofstra University School of Law, he received Hofstra Law’s School’s “Distinguished Service to the School” Award and the “Deborah Sloyer Memorial Scholarship in Trial Advocacy” Award.
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United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New YorkEducation
Hofstra University School of Law, Juris Doctor
Binghamton University, B.A., with honors in Philosophy, Politics and Law