Of Note

  • 2018 - 2013 - Selected as an Upstate New York Rising Star by Super Lawyers a Thomson Reuters publication


Since joining the firm in 2009, Mathew J. Morton has obtained over $25 million dollars in settlements on behalf of the firm's clients.  Mr. Morton's work focuses on the representation of individuals who have suffered injuries as a result of exposure to asbestos and other toxic substances. His practice is focused in asbestos and mesothelioma litigation, coke oven emissions, FELA cases, automobile accidents and personal injury.

  • In August 2014, Michael Ponterio, together with attorney, Mathew Morton, obtained a Bench Trial Decision awarding $3 million dollars to a former Durez worker.
  • In March 2012, Michael Ponterio together with attorney Matt Morton, obtained a jury verdict in the amount of $325,000 on behalf of a Former Durez Plant Worker who was diagnosed with lung cancer.

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Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association



  • J.D., 2007, State University of New York at Buffalo Law School
  • B.A., 2004, History, cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo


  • 2008 - New York State
  • 2019 - United States District Court for the Western District of New York