Matthew Dunn is a partner with the Wall Street law firm of Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP.  He represents clients in complex business litigation matters, including breach of contract and commercial tort litigation, securities and financial industry disputes, employment and restrictive covenant litigation, and maritime and international transaction disputes.  He also represents trust companies, financial institutions, and individuals, as fiduciaries and beneficiaries in trusts and estates disputes, as well as tax-exempt organizations in connection with regulatory issues. He has represented clients in state and federal courts, in FINRA and international arbitrations, and in connection with government agency investigations. He has experience in all stages of litigation, and in trials, arbitrations, and mediations, and has extensive experience advising on electronic discovery issues. He was previously a litigation associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.  


He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law-Newark.  He also served four years on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Navy.  He traces his roots on his mother’s side to Co. Kerry and on his father’s side to Co. Cavan.   He was named to the Irish Legal 100 in 2013, 2014, and 2016, and was recognized by Super Lawyers® - “Rising Star” in 2014. He and his wife, Allison, have two children – James and Conor.  He currently serves as Secretary on the board of the New York chapter of the Irish International Business Network.