Dear Valued Clients and Friends,

In light of the Executive Orders issued on March 20,2020 by Governor Cuomo (NY) and on March 21,2020 by Governor Murphy (NJ) we at Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer LLP want to assure you that we are working remotely and will remain fully operational throughout the duration of this public health crisis. Until further notice, the most effective methods of communicating with us are email or phone, not the US mail. In the event that you need wire instructions or have accounting questions, please contact David Glicksman by email at Our hope is that this crisis will not be long. Regardless of its duration, however, we will continue to provide our clients with uninterrupted service. Your support, friendship and trust are so important to us as we get through this trying time together. We wish you all good health for you and your families.

Executive Committee
Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer LLP


John  DeMatteo III

John DeMatteo III Partner

New York, NY
Phone: 212-341-4435
Fax: 212-267-5916

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Mr. DeMatteo's practice encompasses a wide range of areas including Transportation/Federal Motor Carrier litigation, premises liability, and construction litigation centered around the New York State Labor Law. He has over 15 years experience representing companies and individuals in high exposure cases in both the New York State and Federal Courts. Mr. DeMatteo has lectured on trial preparation, all facets of New York State transportation litigation and construction/labor law litigation. He is a graduate of Hofstra University's School of Law with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration also from Hofstra University. Mr. DeMatteo has achieved over a dozen jury verdicts in the past 10 years in premises liability, trucking litigation and labor law construction.

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New York


  • 1992 J.D. Hofstra University School of Law
  • 1989 B.B.A. Hofstra University

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