Andrew Matott is an associate in the Litigation and Bankruptcy Groups.  Andrew has experience representing clients in both state and federal court in connection with complex commercial litigation, criminal prosecutions, regulatory inquiries, and bankruptcy matters. He also provides clients guidance on compliance with U.S. sanctions administered by OFAC.

As part of the firm’s pro bono practice, Andrew serves on the pro bono panel for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, where he has been appointed to serve as trial counsel in civil rights litigation. He has also assisted with the work of the New York State Bar Association’s Task Force on the New York Bar Exam. Andrew is also a contributor to Seward & Kissel’s Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy blog, Back in (the) Black.

He received a B.A., cum laude, from The College of Saint Rose and a J.D., summa cum laude, from Albany Law School, where he served as Associate Editor for the Albany Law Review.  Prior to joining Seward & Kissel, Andrew completed a two year judicial clerkship for the Honorable Gary L. Sharpe, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York.