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Matthew Sakkas

Matthew Sakkas

Neumann Law Group
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Nursing Home Abuse...
  • New York
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Matthew Sakkas graduated from Clark University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in 1988. While an undergraduate he completed a General Course of Study at the London School of Economics from 1986 to 1987. He graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School in 1991 and passed the New York State Bar exam the same year. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1992. He is also admitted to practice law in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York and the Second Circuit of Court Appeals.

Mr. Sakkas began his law career as an associate at well-known insurance defense law firm where he defended clients primarily in premises liability and construction accident cases. After several years working on the defense side, Mr. Sakkas joined a plaintiff's law firm where he was responsible for prosecuting a wide variety of personal injury cases from intake through trial as well as preparing and arguing appeals.

In 2000 Mr. Sakkas opened his own law firm concentrating on plaintiff's personal injury practice and worked in an "of counsel" capacity to other law firms, where he conducted depositions, tried cases and prepared and argued appeals. In 2005 Mr. Sakkas and Mr. Cahn joined their practices. In 2008 they merged their practice with Mr. Weiss, forming the partnership of Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss.

Mr. Sakkas is a long-standing member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York Academy of Trial Lawyers, New York County Lawyers' Association and the American Association for Justice, where he has served as a judge for the Student Trial Advocacy Competition. Mr. Sakkas has also served as a arbitrator for the New York City Civil Court.

Education
Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D. (1991)
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Clark University
(1988)
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London School of Economics
(1987) General Course of Study
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss
Current
Of Counsel
Neumann Law Group
Current
Professional Associations
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Member
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New York Academy of Trial Lawyers
Member
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New York County Lawyers' Association
Member
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American Association for Justice
Member
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Activities: Judge for the Student Trial Advocacy Competition
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New York City Civil Court
Arbitrator
Current
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New York State Bar # 2458271
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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2nd Circuit
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United States District Court for the Southern & Eastern Districts of New York
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Construction Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Premises Liability
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Matthew Sakkas' Website Profile
Website
Neumann Law Group Website
Blog
Michigan Injury Lawyer Blog
Blog
California Injury Lawyer Blog
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Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Neumann Law Group
New York
One Rockefeller Plaza
10th Floor
New York, NY 10020
USA
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