Matthew S. Dontzin

Vice Chair

Matthew is a founding Partner of Dontzin Nagy & Fleissig LLP. A trial lawyer, his practice focuses on commercial litigation, international litigation, white-collar criminal law, and sophisticated commercial transactions. He represents international banks, corporations, hedge funds, law firms, and high-net-worth individuals. He has devised and coordinated litigation strategy for civil and criminal proceedings involving $50 billion under the laws of seven jurisdictions and has supervised over 135 lawyers from 30 firms of international repute. He has tried cases in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the New York Supreme Court and has argued appeals in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits, and the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division.

Matthew has been a grant recipient from the Ford Foundation and New York Bar Association for his human rights work in South Africa.

Matthew is a graduate of Hampshire College and New York University School of Law.