New Hyde Park Resident Named as One of Top Employment Law Attorneys
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Matthew C. McCann, an Associate with the Firm, was selected to the New York Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list for the fourth year in a row.
This was the first year Mr. McCann was selected in the category of Employment Law. From 2015 to 2017, he was selected to Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” in the category of Criminal Defense: White Collar.
Super Lawyers is an exclusive list in which no more than 5% of all attorneys from the state are chosen. Rising Stars is even more exclusive, with only 2.5% of all attorneys are selected.
Mr. McCann, of New Hyde Park, is an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation and Appeals Practice Group. He has represented clients in state and federal courts, as well as before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. McCann was a Senior Litigation Associate at a prominent New York City firm, where he handled all aspects of employment law cases in state and federal court, and related bankruptcy proceedings, with a focus on employment matters in the financial industry. He also has extensive experience representing clients in white collar criminal defense matters. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. McCann served as a Law Clerk in the Staff Attorney’s Office of the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.
Mr. McCann is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association and the Regis High School Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in New York and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School.
“It is an honor for me to be chosen to this exclusive list for the fourth straight year,” Mr. McCann said. “It is also wonderful to have recently joined a Firm that has more than two-thirds of its attorneys selected to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.”
The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at https://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html. No aspect of this release has been approved by the Courts of the State of New York.
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