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677 King Street
Suite 450
Charleston, SC 29403

New York
One Battery Park Plaza
28th Floor
New York, NY 10004

707 Grant Street
Suite 3800
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Three Logan Square
1717 Arch Street
Suite 610
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Florham Park
18 Columbia Turnpike
Suite 220
Florham Park, NJ 07932


J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law

  • Appellate Advocacy best brief award recipient
  • The Seton Hall Center for Social Justice, equal rights clinic intern

B.A., University of Delaware

  • Deans list every semester
  • Inter-Fraternity Counsel, President


Super Lawyers® Rising Stars distinction in General Litigation, Business Litigation, Employment Litigation, and Franchise/Dealership (2017-2018, 2020-2023)*


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Matthew P. Gallo is a Partner in the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices, and is a member of the Commercial Litigation, Franchise, Employment, Insurance, and Trucking & Transportation practice groups. Matthew represents major corporations, franchisors, closely-held businesses, partnerships, and individuals in many types of commercial and employment disputes.

Matthew has extensive experience representing Fortune 500 and other clients in all areas of labor and employment law, including wage and hour cases, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and breach of contract.  Matthew regularly advises clients on matters relating to the development and implementation of wage and hour policies, employment contracts, employee handbooks, personnel policies, reductions-in-force, independent contractor agreements, and compliance with Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, and other federal, state, and local employment statutes.

Matthew also works on complex, nationwide class actions involving commercial litigation, consumer protection, labor and employment issues, contract disputes, franchise disputes, restrictive covenants, trademark claims, shareholder disputes, securities, and business torts. Matthew’s litigation experience includes all phases of litigation, and he has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts, as well as in mediation and arbitration.

Matthew has extensive experience defending trucking and transportation companies in complex litigation, commercial litigation, driver citations, and most importantly, large loss injury and death claims in both state and federal court.


  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit


  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association