NEW YORK – Joseph A. Matteo, an accomplished commercial litigator, has joined Barnes & Thornburg as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department. Matteo will be based in the firm’s newly opened New York office, where he joins six new lateral partners and several other attorneys from some of the city’s most elite law firms.
Matteo has deep experience representing clients in a wide range of disputes, including securities litigation and bankruptcy-related matters, which are expected to be increasingly prevalent in the current economic environment. He also has significant experience helping clients with business torts and employment claims.
“Joe is one of the smartest, most capable litigators that I’ve come across,” said Robert J. Boller, partner in charge of Barnes & Thornburg’s New York office. “He has a gift for strategy and a wealth of first-chair trial experience. I am thrilled that we can add him to our growing roster of talented attorneys.”
Matteo has represented investment funds, commercial and boutique investment banks, broker dealers, and corporate clients in a variety of matters in the state, federal, and bankruptcy courts in across the country, as well as in front of various arbitration tribunals.
Matteo earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia and his B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
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