Matthew A. LampertPartner
Matthew A. Lampert defends personal injury, construction/labor law claims, premises liability, negligent supervision and motor vehicle claims. He represents Rivkin Radler’s clients in all aspects of the defense of these claims through trial verdict.
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.
Matthew recently contributed to USLAW’s National Compendium of Law for the State of New York, a resource that gives users access to common and statutory law regarding a variety of procedural and litigation-oriented issues. The National Compendium addresses issues that arise prior to the commencement of litigation through trial and on to appeal.
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.
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 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.
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