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Matthew Scott Porges

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Foreclosure, Commercial, Landlord & Tenant, Real Estate

About Me

We are a full service
law firm handling all of you legal needs within New York.   We focus on
representing employees in state and federal courts and before the Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the New York State Division of
Human Rights, and other administrative bodies.  However, we are
available to handle any kind of legal matter, no matter how big or
small.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
    10 years
  2. Foreclosure: 25%
    4 years
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    5 years
  4. Commercial: 10%
    9 years
  5. Real Estate: 5%
    3 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Vincent Peter White

    As a young attorney in my first year of practice, Matthew Porges taught me a great deal about litigation. I was always struck by how much he cared for his clients, the most important quality to look for in any attorney.

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    Vincent White Discrimination Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jesse Curtis Rose

    I endorse Matthew Porges as he is a competent attorney whose passion and knowledge serve his clients very well.

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    Jesse Rose Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Matthew S. Porges, Esq.

641 President Street, Suite 205
Brooklyn, NY, 11215

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 200503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
CALI Excellence for the Future Award-Employment LawCALI2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Matthew S. Porges, Esq.2011 - Present
AssociateMallilo & Grossman, Esqs.2010 - 2011
AssociateLeeds Morelli & Brown2005 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Lesbian and Gay Law Association of Greater New YorkMember2012 - Present
National Employment Lawyers Association (New York chapter)Member2005 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Fishman v. TBTAJury Verdict - $700K+
Pagan v. RamirezN/A
Cadlerock v. KierstedtAppellate decision for client

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Brooklyn Daily EagleFormer reBar owner sentenced to jail for tax fraud2014
New York TimesJury Awards Former Tunnel Worker $735,000 in Discrimination Case2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004
Brandeis UniversitySociology; Legal Studies; Women's StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CLENuts & Bolts of an Employment Termination Case2015
Brooklyn Bar Association CLETrends in the #Workplace: Social Media and Employment Law2013