Ira Brad Matetsky
Ira Brad Matetsky is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group as well as in the Cooperative and Condominium Housing Practice Group.
His more than 30 years of practice include extensive experience in representing private and public companies, other entities, and individuals in complex disputes including commercial, contract, securities, employment, and real estate related matters.
Mr. Matetsky handles litigation in federal and state courts, at the trial and appellate levels, as well as arbitration and mediation proceedings. He also has substantial experience in the litigation and coordination of multi-jurisdictional litigation, both domestic and international.
Prior to joining the firm in 2004, Mr. Matetsky spent twelve years as a litigation attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP followed by five years as Deputy General Counsel and then Co-General Counsel of Goya Foods, Inc., the international food and beverage company.
Mr. Matetsky has written a number of published articles on various legal topics and has edited legal publications. He is editor-in-chief of The Journal of In Chambers Practice, the successor to in Chambers Opinions by the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, and has co-edited several issues of The Green Bag Almanac and Reader. He is a Master and active member of the New York American Inn of Court. He is recognized as a “New York Super Lawyer” and is a past recipient of the President’s Pro Bono Service Award of the New York State Bar Association.
Mr. Matetsky has also been the primary author since 2005 of the monthly Client Advisory newsletter, keeping clients of the firm up to date on selected developments in New York cooperative, condominium, and real estate law. He also served as editor of the firm’s monthly Client Employment Law Advisory and periodic Client Corporate Law Advisory.
- Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1987)
- Princeton University (A.B., 1984)