Matthew Sachs is an Associate in the Complex Commercial Litigation Department of the firm’s New York office. He focuses his practice on a broad range of complex commercial litigation matters.
Matthew has experience in all phases of the litigation process, from discovery and motion practice, to trial. Prior to joining Kaye Scholer, Matthew was an associate at an international law firm, where he was a member of the trial team that successfully defended a telecommunications equipment servicing firm against breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, and tortious interference claims in a six-month trial before the District Court of New Jersey. The team also secured a multimillion dollar award for their client after the jury found the plaintiff/counterclaim-defendant liable for Sherman Act antitrust violations.
Matthew has also been involved in a wide range of pro bono matters, including the successful representation of a client in federal court who filed a petition pursuant to the International Child Abduction Remedies Act for the return of his daughter to Mexico. In addition, Matthew has experience representing employees who file wage and hour claims against their employers in New York state and federal courts.
Matthew received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D., cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law and as a member of the Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Board. Also during law school, Matthew served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Jose L. Linares of the United States District Court (D.N.J.), and participated as a student attorney in the Civil Rights and Constitutional Litigation Clinic. Following law school, Matthew served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen Skillman of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.