• Matthew G. Coogan
    (212) 921-8399

    500 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10110

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    Mr. Coogan represents entities and individuals in civil disputes, white collar criminal and regulatory proceedings, and internal investigations.  He regularly handles complex litigation before federal and state trial courts, appellate courts, and arbitral bodies, as well as investigations involving the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulatory and prosecutorial agencies.


    Mr. Coogan has represented clients from a broad range of industries, including banking, finance, law, technology, arts and entertainment, energy, automotive products, healthcare, consumer products, hospitality, government, education, and not-for-profit.  His matters have involved areas such as complex financial instruments, copyrights and other intellectual property, defamation, commercial contracts, fraud, corporate governance, antitrust, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, insider trading, securities regulation, environmental regulation, bankruptcy, public corruption, campaign finance, and attorney malpractice and misconduct.


    Mr. Coogan has been recognized by the publication Super Lawyers.


    Before joining LSW in 2005, Mr. Coogan was a litigator at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

  • Education

    Harvard Law School (J.D., 2001)

    cum laude

    Supervising Editor, Harvard Journal on Legislation


    New York University (B.A., 1996)

    magna cum laude

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Government Service

    Law Clerk, Hon. Naomi Reice Buchwald, U.S. District Court, SDNY (2004-05)



    New York


    U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
    U.S. District Court, SDNY
    U.S. District Court, EDNY

    Professional Activities

    Professional Responsibility Committee, New York City Bar Association


    Committee on Federal Procedure, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, New York State Bar Association


    Federal Bar Council


    American Bar Association

    Selected Publications

    Evolution of General Jurisdiction Rules in the Years Since Daimler AG v. Bauman, NYLitigator (Fall 2017) (principal author)


    Rule 68 Offers of Judgment and Mootness, Especially for Collective or Class Actions, NYLitigator (Fall 2015) (principal author)


    Insuring Defense Costs Arising from Disgorgement Claims, New York Law Journal (2012) (co-author, with John S. Siffert)