Matthew A. Galante

Associate Attorney

Matthew practices in the firm’s corporate, securities, and litigation practices.

Matthew has a wide range of experience representing clients in the financial services industry, having practiced at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, Boies, Schiller & Flexner, and Wolf Popper. In the course of his career, he has handled a diversity of litigation matters for both plaintiffs and defendants. Matthew has been involved in the representation of premier global banks in the acquisition of assets from bankrupt investment firms during the Financial Crisis, the defense of a major investment bank against myriad claims involving billions of dollars in assets, and the prosecution of civil claims on behalf of major public investors, including state pension funds and municipal unions.

He also has experience in transactional matters, assisting in the completion of complex deals in a variety of industries.

Matthew received his B.A. from Cornell University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and with two academic majors, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School, with distinction in Foreign and Comparative Law. He served as an editor of The American Review of International Arbitration and The Columbia Journal of European Law and was a board member of the Columbia International Arbitration Association.

Matthew assists in counseling clients regarding corporate structure, governance, capital markets, FINRA arbitration and commercial litigation matters.

Matthew is admitted in the State of New York and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.

Matthew received his B.A. from Cornell University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and with two academic majors, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School, with distinction in Foreign and Comparative Law. He served as an editor of The American Review of International Arbitration and The Columbia Journal of European Law and was a board member of the Columbia International Arbitration Association.

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