"I appreciate the clarity and succinctness of the position statements you have written for us.  They do a very good job of clearly and simply getting to the heart of the matter."

~ Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Manufacturing Corporation

Matthew D. Batastini

Of Counsel

Matthew D. Batastini is Of Counsel at Schwartz Hannum PC.  Before he joined the Firm, Matthew spent four years as an associate attorney at Proskauer Rose LLP in its New Jersey and Boston offices.  Prior to his time at Proskauer, Matthew was an associate with Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP (now Locke Lord) in Madison, NJ for five years.

Matthew focuses his practice on employment counseling and litigation in state and federal courts and before agencies, including the EEOC, MCAD, DOL, OSHA, and NLRB.  He has defended clients against claims involving discrimination, hostile work environments, whistleblowing, wage and hour laws, trade secrets, breach of non-compete or other restrictive covenants, and executive compensation.  He also has experience advising clients on the drafting and enforceability of post-employment restrictions.

Matthew graduated from Middlebury College with a B.A. in Economics and received his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law.   He enjoys volunteering as an alumni interviewer at Middlebury College.

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Matthew D. Batastini Profile

Contact

mbatastini@shpclaw.com

T: (978) 623-0900

F: (978) 623-0908

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, magna cum laude (2006)
  • Middlebury College (2003)

Awards & Accolades

  • Order of the Coif
  • Senior Comments Editor, Seton Hall Circuit Review

Bar Admissions
Massachusetts
New York
New Jersey

U.S. District Courts

  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • Eastern District of New York

U.S. Courts of Appeal

  • First Circuit

Related Practices
Litigation
Counseling
Compliance