Matthew D. Sykes concentrates his practice in the area of commercial litigation, real estate development, environmental/regulatory law and appellate practice.
Prior to joining Nehmad Perillo Davis & Goldstein, Matthew worked for one of the nation’s largest plaintiffs’ litigation firms, where he represented states’ attorneys general in consumer fraud actions. Matthew also worked for one of the largest firms in Washington, D.C., where he focused on commercial litigation and international disputes, as well as white collar defense and investigations.
Matthew uses his broad range of litigation experience to represent clients in all facets of litigation and case management, including discovery, motion practice, and trial—both at the federal and state level. After law school, Matthew clerked for the former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Dolores K. Sloviter. He is licensed to practice before the Third Circuit and New Jersey District Court.
Matthew graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers School of Law-Camden in 2011, where he was editor-in-chief of the Rutgers Law Journal. After law school, Matthew received a prestigious two-year fellowship for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law from Skadden Arps, a leading national law firm. Matthew grew up in Atlantic City and graduated from Atlantic City High School in 2004. He and his family currently reside in Atlantic City.
- New Jersey, 2011
- Pennsylvania, 2011
- Washington, DC, 2015
- Rutgers Camden, J.D., 2011
- Rowan University, B.A., 2008