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Matthew F. Schwartz

Matthew F. Schwartz

Schwartz & Ponterio, PLLC
  • Legal Malpractice
  • New York
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Matthew F. Schwartz graduated from the University of Virginia (B.A., 1988) and Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1991), and is a member of the New York Bar.

His legal practice encompasses all areas of civil litigation, with a focus on legal malpractice. Matthew's career began as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney's office, where he gained extensive trial experience in various criminal matters. Afterward, he joined the law firm of Jones Hirsch Connors & Bull, establishing himself as a civil litigator specializing in professional liability, premises liability, surety and subrogation litigation, and securities litigation.

From 1996 to 2005, Matthew worked at Siller Wilk LLP, handling a broad spectrum of civil litigation with a particular emphasis on attorney malpractice. In 2005, he co-founded the law firm of Schwartz & Ponterio, PLLC, alongside partner John Ponterio. Matthew brings trial experience to both civil and criminal matters in his legal career.

Practice Area
Legal Malpractice
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Member
Schwartz & Ponterio, PLLC
- Current
Associate/Of Counsel
Siller Wilk LLP
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Associate
Jones Hirsch Connors & Bull
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Assistant District Attorney
New York County District Attorney
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Education
Fordham University School of Law
J.D. (1991)
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University of Virginia
B.A.
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Awards
Client Reviewed
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 2446730
Member
- Current
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Website
Contact & Map
Schwartz & Ponterio, PLLC
134 West 29th Street
Suite 1006
New York, NY 10001
Telephone: (212) 714-1200
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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