Matthew  V. Bruno

Matthew V. Bruno

Special Counsel


Practice Groups

Matthew V. Bruno, who has more than a decade of legal experience, is an experienced litigator in the state and federal courts of New York. Matthew’s primary areas of practice include high-exposure personal injury actions. Matthew has represented a major government-sponsored and publicly traded enterprise, private and commercial landowners, and small corporations. 

Matthew also concentrates a portion of his practice on construction litigation and has represented clients in cases involving construction defects and alleged violations of the New York Labor Law. He also has experience handling business and commercial matters, including contract disputes, subrogation matters, and debt collection.

Matthew often writes and speaks on issues relating to his practice. He has presented on general liability and contractual liability principles, authored articles for the American Bar Association’s Sports Law Journal, and is a frequent contributor to Goldberg Segalla’s Sports and Entertainment Law Insider blog.

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2013–17
Professional Affiliations
  • Columbian Lawyers’ Association of Nassau County
Admitted to Practice
  • New York 
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Southern, Northern, Western Districts of New York
Civic Activities
  • Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network
  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • Columbia University, Second Majors Program in Political Science, 2002
  • Cornell University, B.A., 2000
  • Presenter, "Overview of General Liability and Contractual Liability Principles in New Jersey and New York," Dallas, TX, March 4, 2016
  • Author, “Touchdown Jets! Federal Judge Rules that New York Football Team Can Use ‘Ultimate Fan’ Phrase,” Sports Litigation Alert, June 14, 2013
  • Co-Author, “Why Profits Trump Playoffs in College Football,” Sports Litigation Alert, Volume 7, Issue 8, 2010
  • Co-Author, “The Rich Keep Getting Richer and The Poor, the Bowl Championship Series,” NYSBA Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal, Fall/Winter 2009