Matthew F. Putorti is a commercial litigator who focuses on advising and advocating for individual and corporate policyholders in insurance recovery matters. Matt has worked extensively on matters involving commercial general liability, property, business interruption, media, and directors and officers liability insurance.
Litigating insurance and non-insurance cases in federal and state courts, as well as in alternative dispute resolution processes, has provided him with a diverse range of experience and knowledge that he applies to all matters on which he works.
Matt is a member of the Pillsbury team representing the cities of New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco in their path-breaking suit against the Department of Defense and the military branches.
The suit seeks to ensure those government agencies comply with their legal obligation to report conviction and dishonorable discharge information to the national criminal background check system for gun sales.
The suit has been extensively covered by the print and broadcast media, including by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the AP, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, and PBS, among others.
REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE :
- Representing a pharmaceutical company seeking defense costs under its insurance policy’s D&O and Employment Practices coverage sections.
- Represented a media company seeking insurance coverage for defense costs and indemnification for class action lawsuit.
- LeGaL, LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (Foundation Board Member, Leadership Council Chair)
- New York City Bar Association, International Human Rights Committee (Secretary)
- Fordham Law School Recent Graduate Committee (Co-Chair)
- Stonewall Quarter Share
- Gay Real Estate Group
- Bottom Line Associate Board
- J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2011
- B.A., Boston College, 2006
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
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