Matthew D. Gumaer

Matthew D. Gumaer



Practice Groups

Matthew D. Gumaer has over two decades of business and commercial experience including representing clients in contract negotiations and disputes, managing difficult on-going construction projects, and handling insurance and intellectual property matters. He has defended architects, surveyors, attorneys, accountants, and other professionals across a broad range of matters including construction, claims coverage, professional liability, and wrongful death litigation.

Over the past 20 years, Matt has managed all aspects of construction-related matters handling issues from contract negotiation through project closeout, as well as worksite injury claims. He also has experience overseeing a variety of complex and catastrophic claims involving products liability, toxic torts, and commercial litigation. Matt is a frequent speaker to architects and design professionals on risk management, contract review, and project management from a legal perspective. 

  • New York Super Lawyers, 2012–18
Professional Affiliations
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
Community Involvement
  • Town of Geddes Recreational Youth Basketball League, Coach
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western, Northern, and Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1995
  • Colgate University, B.S., 1992