Awards & Rankings 08.20.20
Impressive Showing Includes Six “Lawyer of the Year” Recognitions
Matt Putorti is a litigator with a diverse practice that focuses on insurance recovery, international arbitration, and complex commercial disputes.
Matt has helped corporate policyholders obtain millions of dollars in insurance proceeds by advising on and litigating matters involving commercial general liability, property, business interruption, media, and directors and officers liability insurance. He also represents investors in investor-state arbitrations and litigates large, complex commercial disputes in federal and state courts and through mediation and arbitration.
Matt’s pro bono practice has included several impact cases, including representing the cities of New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco against the Department of Defense and the military branches to ensure those government agencies report disqualifying information to the national criminal background check system for gun sales; he has also represented a group of retired Immigration Judges in filing two amicus briefs with the United States Supreme Court in Barton v. Barr and Pereida v. Barr. With TLDEF, Matt has represented trans individuals in changing their names, and, with KIND, has represented an unaccompanied minor seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.
Matt’s pronouns are he, him, and his.
J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2011
Editor-in-Chief, Fordham International Law Journal
B.A., Boston College, 2006
magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
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