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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 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1987
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (70%), Employment & Labor: Employer (10%), Employment Litigation: Defense (10%), Personal Injury - General: Defense (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%Employment & Labor: Employer
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Defense
Focus Areas

Labor Law

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011, 2015 - 2021

About Matthew Mead

First Admitted: 1987, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.sbmfirm.com/Attorneys/Matthew-R-Mead.shtml

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

Representative Clients

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

Verdicts/Settlements

  • 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)

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

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

Last Updated: 5/14/2021

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