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Matthew Litt, Esq.

Matthew R. Litt, Esq. has written for Time magazine and been profiled in the ABA Journal, NJ Law Journal, and Law Crossing. He has also appeared on countless television and radio shows across the country including NPR’s Here & Now, CBS’s Great Day Washington, and NBC’s South Florida Today.

Matthew was an adjunct professor of Legal Research and Writing at Seton Hall Law School from 2009-2014 and annually earned student evaluations ranking him among the school’s best faculty and frequently teaches legal and other persuasive writing courses to practicing attorneys.

Legal Practice

Matthew has been practicing law for 15 years and was the Appellate Practice Chair at one of New Jersey’s largest law firms before coming to Posternock Apell, PC and joining the firm’s South Jersey legal team. He is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, the 3rd Circuit United States Court of Appeals, and the District Courts of the EDNY, SDNY, NDNY, and DNJ. He graduated from University of Connecticut Law School in 2002, and from Ithaca College in 1999.

Matthew’s commitment to the art and science of strategic writing has given him the opportunity to represent a wide range of clients who need their side of the story told persuasively when the stakes are highest. He has represented:

  • Restaurants and bars
  • Small businesses
  • Lawyers and other professionals
  • Victims of personal injury
  • Victims of employment discrimination
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Consumer fraud victims
  • Railroads
  • Construction companies
  • Municipalities and Police Departments

Matt has represented clients in the Courts of the following New Jersey and New York counties:

  • Atlantic County (NJ)
  • Bergen County (NJ)
  • Bronx County (NY)
  • Broome County (NY)
  • Burlington County (NJ)
  • Camden County (NJ)
  • Erie County (NY)
  • Essex County (NJ)
  • Kings County (NY)
  • Mercer County (NJ)
  • Middlesex County (NJ)
  • Monmouth County (NJ)
  • Monroe County (NY)
  • Morris County (NJ)
  • Nassau County (NY)
  • New York County (NY)
  • Niagara County (NY)
  • Ocean County (NJ)
  • Oneida County (NY)
  • Onondaga County (NY)
  • Orange County (NY)
  • Queens County (NY)
  • Richmond County (NY)
  • Suffolk County (NY)
  • Union County (NJ)
  • Westchester County (NY)

Historic Preservation Law

Matthew is a historian and the bestselling author of the book Christmas 1945 – The Story of the Greatest Celebration in American History. Some of his favorite cases involve the fight to save historic buildings and have them listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places. Click to read some of the articles about Matt’s fight to help save Camden High School and the fight for justice for the Hugg Harrison House in Bellmawr:

Camden High School PTO vs. New Jersey Schools Development Authority, et al
January 15, 2018: NJ.com
November 17, 2017: NJ.com
November 17, 2017: CBS Philly
November 16, 2017: Chicago Tribune
November 16, 2017: U.S. News & World Report
November 16, 2017: Philly Inquirer
November 11, 2017: Courier Post
November 8, 2017: WHYY
November 8, 2017: Cherry Hill Courier Post
November 5, 2017: Philly Inquirer
October 26, 2017: Philly Inquirer

Camden County Historical Society vs. New Jersey Department of Transportation, et al
3/4/17 – NJ 101.5: It’s a Travesty…
3/10/17 – NJ.com: Christie’s Office Investigating State’s Demolition of 300-Year-Old House
7/20/17 – Philly Inquirer: Historical Society Sues NJDOT for Razing 1700s House
7/20/17 – CBS Philly: Federal Suit Filed After Historic South Jersey House Demolished
7/20/17 – South Jersey Observer: Camden County Historical Society Files Lawsuit Over Demolition

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