Litigation and Appeals
Brooklyn Law School
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
American Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
Regis High School Bar Association
Matthew C. McCann
Matthew C. McCann is an Associate with the Firm and is a member of the Firm’s Litigation and Appeals Practice Group. Mr. McCann concentrates his practice in litigation and appeals. He has represented clients in state and federal court, as well as before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. McCann was a Senior Litigation Associate at a prominent New York City firm, where he handled all aspects of employment law cases in state and federal court, and related bankruptcy proceedings, with a focus on employment matters in the financial industry. He also has experience representing clients in white collar criminal defense matters. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. McCann served as a Law Clerk in the Staff Attorney’s Office of the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.
Mr. McCann has published two articles in the ABA Young Lawyers’ Division Criminal Justice Committee Newsletter: “Rikers Island To Close” (Summer 2017) and “A Different Kind of Employment Law: Understanding Corporate Liability for Employees” (Fall 2016). His other two articles — “The Constitutionality of the SEC’s Administrative Proceedings: Is The Home-Court Advantage Disappearing?” (November 2017) and “A Primer on Corporate Liability for Employees’ Civil Wrongs and Criminal Acts and Omissions” (January 2017) — appeared in LexisNexis® Emerging Issues Analysis Research Solutions.
While attending Brooklyn Law School, Mr. McCann served as a Law Clerk for the late Honorable Joseph McLaughlin of the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. He was also a Legal Intern with the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York, Criminal Division and the Gangs Bureau at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office.
From 2015 to 2017, Mr. McCann was named to the list of Super Lawyers’ New York Metro area’s Rising Stars. Since 2015, he has maintained a Martindale-Hubble 4.9/5.0 AV Preeminent® Rating.
From 2016 to 2017, Mr. McCann was Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, Criminal Justice Committee. He also served as Criminal Discovery Subcommittee Chair of the New York City Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee from 2012 to 2015.
Mr. McCann is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association and the Regis High School Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in New York and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
He is a graduate of Regis High School, Cornell University and Brooklyn Law School. He resides in New Hyde Park with his wife and two sons.
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