Matthew Lavoie is an experienced senior associate in WSHB’s New York office, handling all facets of complex litigation. He is well regarded for his success handling appellate litigation, dispositive motion practice, and trial preparation.

He earned his law degree from Hofstra University School of Law, where he served as an executive board member of the Moot Court Board and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Denny Chin at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Matthew is licensed to practice law in New York state courts and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

As a result of his legal accomplishments, Matthew has been recognized by Super Lawyers, who have named him a New York Metro Rising Star from 2018-2023.



  • Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 2014)
  • Buffalo State University (B.S., 2008, cum laude)

Licensed to Practice in

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Honors & Recognitions

  • Named a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for Civil Litigation in New York, NY (2018 - 2023)

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