Matt DiBlasi is a New York attorney who practices in the area of complex commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on investigating and litigating complex fraud schemes and unfair and deceptive practices in state and federal courts throughout the United States, including healthcare fraud, corporate theft and Ponzi schemes. He regularly counsels and assists financial services industry clients, foreign and domestic, as well as property and casualty carriers, and health insurers in developing best practices to investigate and prosecute fraudulent conduct. His efforts have enabled clients to more easily combat systemic fraud.

As part of his asset recovery practice, Mr. DiBlasi also routinely appears in matters involving cross-border litigation, including in disputes concerning foreign country judgment enforcement, asset recovery and foreign discovery matters. He also has substantial experience in connection with interim and protective remedies, litigating prejudgment attachment and injunction-predicated cases. Mr. DiBlasi is well versed in advising public and private companies, partnerships, litigation trusts, international creditors, including litigation funders, foreign banks and aggrieved investors, in numerous enforcement cases.

Additionally, Mr. DiBlasi leads the fraud and recovery team in its efforts to identify and retain consulting and litigation experts to assist in the prosecution of fraudulent schemes.

Mr. DiBlasi's notable engagements include:

  • represented a national insurance carrier in multiple affirmative federal fraud litigations seeking to recover monies paid as a result of the perpetration of complex fraudulent schemes
  • advised numerous foreign corporations in their efforts to identify, investigate and prosecute fraudulent conduct perpetrated within the United States
  • represented a judgment creditor holding multiple judgments against government agencies and pursuing discovery in aid of execution
  • advised health insurers in multiple investigations into schemes to defraud by healthcare clinics through the submission of claims for services not rendered and/or rendered unlawfully
  • represented multiple clients in prosecuting Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), fraud and deceptive trade practice claims
  • counseled foreign corporations who were the victims of fraudulent schemes in their efforts to intervene in domestic proceedings and/or obtain discovery via 28 USC §1782
  • counsel to a litigation funder in award and judgment enforcement and conspiracy actions pending in multiple jurisdictions, including New York, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, in which his team obtained a denial of a motion to dismiss from multiple parties
  • 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


  • 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
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
Honors & Awards
  • Holland & Knight Pro Bono All-Star, 2020, 2021