MATTHEW F. POLICASTRO ASSOCIATE

Mr. Policastro is a litigation attorney whose practice principally focuses on representing insurance carriers and their insureds. His practice extensively includes large loss property subrogation litigation throughout the United States, matters which range from losses due to fire, water damage claims and structural failures.

His practice, likewise, includes general liability defense representation. Mr. Policastro has defended both insureds and corporate concerns alike against a wide variety of claims, including premises liability, product defect and design and personal injury claims.

Mr. Policastro also represents a diverse group of business concerns in all types of commercial matters, from contract disputes and interpretation, mechanics lien litigation to employment defense claims. His commercial litigation practice has included business litigation across numerous industries, having represented clients in non-compete agreement litigation, trade secret violations, shareholder disputes, breach of contract claims and fraud and breach of fiduciary duty matters. He has further, successfully, obtained temporary restraining orders and injunctions against employees for violations of non-compete and confidentiality agreements.

His employment defense practice has included successfully defending employers against meritless discrimination, harassment and wage and hour claims. Mr. Policastro’s successes also include securing a dismissal for his client in a wage and hour putative class and collective action involving airport skycaps.

EDUCATION

J.D., City University of New York School of Law, 2009

Associate Editor on the Law Review

B.A., Fordham University, 2006

ADMISSIONS

Illinois Supreme Court, 2009

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2010

Pro hac vice throughout the United States

CONTACT

mpolicastro@fisherkanaris.com

Direct Dial: 312-879-1546

Facsimile: 312-474-1410

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