Matthew E. Yoeli is a Partner in the firm. Mr. Yoeli focuses his practice on the defense of physicians, hospitals, and other providers in medical malpractice cases, as well as general liability matters.
Mr. Yoeli has achieved great success for his clients in and outside of the courtroom. A skilled writer and orator, he has secured the dismissal of numerous cases using pre-trial motion practice, and he has successfully resolved others following mediation and trial. Mr. Yoeli also has an active appellate practice, and he has briefed and argued appeals before the First and Second Judicial Departments.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Yoeli practiced complex commercial and securities litigation at a large New York City firm. He also served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Kings County, New York, where he prosecuted and tried criminal cases.
Mr. Yoeli received his Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Duke University and his law degree, with honors, from The George Washington University School of Law. During law school, Mr. Yoeli was a member of the A.I.P.L.A. Quarterly Journal, the Moot Court Board, and the Mock Trial Board. He argued before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and before the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in the finals of the Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition.
Mr. Yoeli is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York and in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.