Matthew Schwartz, Attorney

Matthew Schwartz

Matthew Schwartz represents developers, property owners, architects, engineers and contractors in both litigation and transactional matters. In litigation, he has a great deal of experience representing clients in contractual disputes arising from lease agreements and contracts of sale, as well as a variety of construction-related matters, including, those arising from damages or defect claims, adjacent property access, project delays and breach of contract. Advising clients on transactions, he is known for his work drafting and negotiating access agreements on behalf of developers and adjacent property owners. 

Over the course of his career, Matthew has successfully prepared and argued numerous procedural and substantive motions in state and federal court and regularly conducted and defended depositions. Matthew has particular expertise in handling construction access agreements through proactive negotiation and RPAPL §881 petitions. 

Outside the office, Matthew enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and attending concerts and sporting events. 

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  • Binghamton University (BA) 2013
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (JD) 2016
  • New York Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York