Matthew Riccardi is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Group with almost twenty years’ experience representing companies and individuals in regulatory enforcement matters, internal investigations and complex commercial litigation. In his enforcement practice, he frequently represents public companies, their directors and senior officers in proceedings before the SEC, the CFTC, the DOJ, FINRA and other regulatory agencies. He has conducted numerous internal investigations related to a variety of issues including trading practices, internal controls, valuations and corruption. His civil litigation practice has included securities class actions, benchmark rate-fixing antitrust matters, and a wide variety of commercial disputes, with a particular focus on issues related to complex financial products. He is a member of the Securities Litigation Committee and the Federal Courts Committee of the New York City Bar Association. He has been recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of Commercial Disputes from 2016 to 2019. more +
Mr. Riccardi is admitted to practice in New York and the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.
Recommended by The Legal 500 United States in the area of General Commercial Disputes and Securities Litigation (2016-2020).
Received awards for outstanding pro bono service from the Legal Aid Society in 2005 and 2006 for litigating challenge to prison policies and procedures related to sexual abuse of prison inmates by prison staff.