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Matthew Joseph Griesemer

Matthew Joseph Griesemer

Practice areas:

Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate & Incorporation, Land Use / Zoning, Estate Planning

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About Me

Matt has been employed at Freeman Howard, P.C. since 2007 and became a shareholder in January 2011. Matt concentrates his practice in the areas of litigation, real estate, estate planning, estate administration and corporate law.  Matt regularly represents plaintiffs and defendants in local, State and federal courts throughout New York.  Before joining Freeman Howard, P.C., he worked as a law clerk at Connor, Curran & Schram, P.C., the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the Litigation Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office. Matt is a cum laude graduate of Albany Law School where he was a member of the Albany Law Review and served as Executive Editor for Research and Writing.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, magna cum laude, from Binghamton University.  During his undergraduate years, Matt was an avid traveler and studied at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and sailed around the world on the Semester at Sea program through the University of Pittsburgh. 


 


Matt is admitted to practice law in the courts of New York State as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern District of New York, Southern District of New York (pending) and the Western District of New York. In addition, he is an active member of the American Bar Association, Columbia County Bar Association and New York State Bar Association, where he serves as alternate delegate to the House of Delegates.


 


Matt is currently the Chariman of the Board of Directors for the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce and Secretary for the Valatie Free Library. He is also a member of the Columbia County Young Professionals. 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 15%
  5. Land Use / Zoning: 15%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Anthony Gerard Buono

    Matt is a hard worker and always very easy to work with.

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    Anthony Buono Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Freeman Howard, P.C.

441 East Allen Street
P.O. Box 1328
Hudson, NY, 12534-0316

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderFreeman Howard, P.C.2010 - Present
AssociateFreeman Howard, P.C.2008 - 2010
Law ClerkConnor, Curran & Schram, P.C.2006 - 2008
Law ClerkUnited States Attorney’s Office2005 - 2006
Law ClerkNew York State Attorney General's Office2005 - 2005

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Executive CommitteeVice Chair2010 - Present
Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Board of DirectorsDirector2010 - Present
Columbia County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Journal of Air Law and Commerce (SMU)Aircraft Deicing Fluid and the Environmental Epidemic it is Causing2007
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS: CASES AND PROBLEMSDirectors: Fiduciary Duties2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
State University of New York, BinghamtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004