Matthew J. Aaronson’s practice focuses on commercial and business litigation in almost every area of commercial law, including contracts, corporate and partnership disputes, financial services, restrictive covenants, unfair competition, insurance, real estate, business torts and many other legal and equitable issues.
Matthew also counsels and defends clients in federal, state and local regulatory matters. His experience covers all phases of litigation, including trials, appeals, arbitrations and mediations.
Representative Matters :
- Represented an international wood products manufacturer in a dispute with the seller of a U.S. manufacturing facility over the release of indemnity escrow funds.
- Representation of sellers of a California-licensed card room casino in a dispute with purchaser and senior lender regarding a post-closing adjustment to the purchase price.
- Representation of an international real estate developer in foreclosing on a stalled New York City luxury condominium project.
- Representation of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy trustee in 10 New York City foreclosure actions arising out of a real estate investment Ponzi scheme.
- Representation of a U.S. equity investor in litigation arising from defaults under lease transactions involving passenger rolling stock operated by domestic municipal transit agencies.
- Representation of a former senior executive of an inter-dealer brokerage firm in a dispute with the former employer concerning constructive discharge and the scope of restrictive covenants contained in the employment and related agreements.
- Representation of a professional athlete in a dispute with his former manager.
Professional and Community Involvement :
- Commercial Division Committee, New York Supreme Court
- Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, New York State Bar Association
- Yeshiva University Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2000, Supervising Editor, Cardozo Law Review
- Tufts University, B.A., 1997
BAR ADMISSIONS : New York
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
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