Matthew D. Feil

Associate

New York
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Skilled in large, complex matters, Matt Feil focuses his practice on commercial litigation. Matt's background in the environmental law practice at a boutique firm as well as his master's degree in environmental studies enable him to work closely with clients on environmental matters.

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  • Currently involved in representing Irving H. Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as court-appointed counsel. Litigates multimillion-dollar avoidance and recovery actions against foreign and domestic defendants to recover fraudulent transfers received from BLMIS. 
  • Represented developers in obtaining environmental approvals and permits and in litigation seeking compensation for remediation of contaminated property under the United States Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the New York State Navigation Law.
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Experience

  • Currently involved in representing Irving H. Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as court-appointed counsel. Litigates multimillion-dollar avoidance and recovery actions against foreign and domestic defendants to recover fraudulent transfers received from BLMIS. 
  • Represented developers in obtaining environmental approvals and permits and in litigation seeking compensation for remediation of contaminated property under the United States Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the New York State Navigation Law.
  • Represented corporate officers in securities fraud class actions and internal investigations.

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2013 to 2016)
  • Schulte, Roth & Zabel Pro Bono Award
  • Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellowship

Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association

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Pro Bono

  • Represented a community group that opposes alienation of parkland for a public works project related to turning a local park into a water treatment facility.

Services

Prior Positions

  • Sive, Paget & Riesel P.C.: Associate
  • Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP: Associate
  • Clerk for the Honorable Theodore H. Katz, United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2003, cum laude
  • M.E.S., The Evergreen State College, 1999
  • B.A., American University, 1995