Matthew Mead

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Troy, NY

Stockton Barker & Mead, LLP
 | 433 River Street, Suite 6002
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-435-1919
Fax: 518-435-1939
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011, 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1987
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Managing partner at Stockton, Barker & Mead, LLP, Matthew Mead defends companies facing workers’ compensation claims and handles cases of labor and employment law in Albany, New York, and the surrounding areas. He also handles litigation and appeals and has represented large corporations and companies such as the city of Watervliet, Saratoga County, General Electric Company and Walmart.

    Mr. Mead is admitted to practice in the state of New York and the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. With over three decades of experience, he now dedicates 90 percent of his practice to litigation and is a highly skilled, qualified attorney protecting the best interests of employers of all sizes.

    In 1982, Mr. Mead earned a Bachelor of Arts from Le Moyne College, then attended Albany Law School of Union University where he obtained a Juris Doctor in 1985. He has taught seminars for the New York State Bar Association on workers’ compensation liens and updates to current workers’ compensation laws. Currently, he is a member of the Albany County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the organization’s Workers’ Compensation Law Division and the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section.

    Along with labor and employment law, Mr. Mead also proudly handles matters of personal injury defense and employment litigation defense. In protecting the rights and best interests of the individuals and companies he represents, he becomes an aggressive advocate for protecting the financial futures of anyone facing a lawsuit for personal injury or workers’ compensation.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Defense
    • 10%Employment Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Employment & Labor: Employer
    Focus Areas

    Labor Law


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    Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011, 2015 - 2020

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    About Matthew Mead

    Admitted: 1987, New York

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1987
    • NYSBA, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, Workers Compensation Law Division, Member
    • Albany County Bar Association, Member
    • New York State Bar Association, 1987 - Present
    • New York, 1987

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Workers Compensation Law Update, New York State Bar Association, 2011 - Present
    • Workers' Compensation Liens: The Law and Practice, New York State Bar Association, 2012 - Present


    • Taylor v Cont. Ins. Co, 9 AD3d 657 (NYAD 2004)
    • Coratti v Jon Josef Hair & Colour Group, 17 AD3d 768 (NYAD 2005)
    • Scally v Ravena Coeymans Selkirk Cent. School Dist, 31 AD3d 83 (NYAD 2006)

    Representative Clients:

    • General Electric Company
    • City of Watervliet
    • Walmart
    • Saratoga County

    Educational Background:

    • LeMoyne College, Syracuse, New York, B.A., 1982
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    Office Location for Matthew Mead

    433 River Street
    Suite 6002
    Troy, NY 12180

    Phone: 518-435-1919

    Fax: 518-435-1939

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    Last Updated: 4/9/2020

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