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Matthew T. Schatz

Matthew T. Schatz

Practice areas:

Discrimination, Employment & Labor, Litigation, Appeals, Sexual Harassment

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About Me

Matthew Schatz has been with Schwartz & Perry LLP since his graduation from New York Law School in 2004. While still in law school, Mr. Schatz gained significant litigation experience during his internship for the Honorable Richard B. Lowe III of the New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division. In addition, Mr. Schatz served as an Advocate with the Unemployment Action Center and was also very active in New York Law School's Labor and Employment Law Society. Mr. Schatz worked for the American Civil Liberties Union while in law school where he was a research assistant to the President, Nadine Strossen, which prompted him to pursue a career in Employment Law.


 


Mr. Schatz has had exposure to all aspects of employment law including gender, age, race, national origin, religious, disability and pregnancy discrimination as well as sexual harassment, contract claims, options, benefits and employment and severance agreements.


 


Mr. Schatz has worked with the Partners of Schwartz & Perry LLP on trials, arbitrations, mediations, motions and appeals. In addition, Mr. Schatz has negotiated settlements, employment contracts, severance and settlement agreements and has assisted employees who have been subjected to discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. Mr. Schatz has also consulted with employees on various other workplace issues and employment related contracts.


 


Mr. Schatz lectures on various employment discrimination and litigation matters, sharing the knowledge that he has gained while working at Schwartz & Perry LLP. Mr. Schatz is on the faculty of Lawline.com, a leading provider of online Continuing Legal Education.


 


In addition to his legal work and lecturing, Mr. Schatz has authored and co-authored several articles on the field of employment law.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Sexual Harassment: 20%
  2. Appeals: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Employment & Labor: 20%
  5. Discrimination: 20%

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Contact Info

Schwartz & Perry, LLP

295 Madison Avenue
New York, NY, 10017

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateSchwartz & Perry LLP2004 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal EducationEmployment Discrimination in the Workplace: How to Handle and Negotiate an Employment Discrimination Case2008
New York County Lawyers' AssociationHow to Effectively Commence an Employment Discrimination Claim2008
New York City Bar AssociationInvestigating Liability & Assessing Damages in Employment Law Claims: Identifying Methods That Have Proven Successful in Negotiating Such Claims2008
New York County Lawyers' AssociationHow to Effectively Commence an Employment Discrimination Claim2008
New York City Bar AssociationEmployment Law: From the Initial Interview Through the Negotiations2008
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal EducationAn Introduction to Employment Law2008
New York County Lawyers' AssociationNo Regrets: How to Make Successful Choices During the Case Selection Process and Significantly Related Matters2007
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal EducationGetting the Most Out of Your Case2007
Lawline.comThe Beginnings of Employment Law2007
New York County Lawyers' AssociationHow to Handle and Negotiate Your First Employment Discrimination Case2007
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal EducationGetting the Most Out of Your Case2007
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal EducationTrial Strategies That Work2006
Lawline.comHow to Handle and Negotiate Your First Employment Discrimination Case2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Drew UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal EducationAn Introduction to Employment Law2008
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal EducationEmployment Discrimination in the Workplace: How to Handle and Negotiate an Employment Discrimination Case2008
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal EducationGetting the Most Out of Your Case2007
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal EducationGetting the Most Out of Your Case2007
Lawline.comThe Beginnings of Employment Law2007
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal EducationTrial Strategies That Work2006
Lawline.comHow to Handle and Negotiate Your First Employment Discrimination Case2006