Matthew R. DiBlasi

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Overview

Matt DiBlasi is a New York attorney who practices in the area of complex commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on investigating and litigating fraud claims. He is well-versed in advising public and private companies, partnerships, litigation trusts and individuals in a variety of sectors, including real estate, financial services, media, manufacturing and insurance.

As part of his practice, Mr. DiBlasi advises clients in developing best practices to identify and investigate fraudulent conduct, and he has experience litigating complex fraudulent schemes in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Mr. DiBlasi's notable engagements include:

  • represented a liquidation trust in an action arising from a massive Ponzi scheme that caused more than $500 million in damages to the bankrupt's estate
  • represented a recovery trust in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against several dozen financial institutions, for, among other things, intentional and constructive fraudulent conveyances, fraud and aiding and abetting fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty
  • represented a recovery trust in multiple fraudulent conveyance litigations against both a cable company as well as a utility company for fraud and aiding and abetting fraud
  • represented an insurance carrier in multiple litigations seeking to recover monies paid as a result of the perpetration of complex fraudulent schemes
  • represented a magazine wholesaler against various publishers and distributors in an antitrust action alleging a conspiracy to force the wholesaler into bankruptcy

Credentials

Education
  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D.
  • James Madison University, B.A., Political Science
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Memberships
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

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