Matthew D. Rosso

Associate

Practice Areas

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law, Camden, 2006, J.D., magna cum laude, Associate Articles Editor,

    Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion

  • University of Notre Dame, 2002, B.B.A., Men's Varsity Soccer

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey

Matthew is a senior associate in Reed Smith’s Litigation Insurance Recovery Group. Matthew represents corporate policyholders in a wide variety of disputes under all types of insurance policies, including Directors & Officers Liability Insurance, Cyber Liability Insurance, Commercial General Liability Insurance, First Party Property Insurance, and Business Interruption Insurance. Matthew has represented clients in high stakes litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country as well as in arbitration, and provided advice to policyholders with respect to the presentation of claims, the negotiation of settlements (including alternative dispute resolution), and loss recovery strategies. Matthew also has assisted clients in their procurement of insurance, including the drafting and negotiation of policy language and the review and analysis of insurance policy forms.

Over the past few years, Matthew has developed experience representing financial institutions in all types of matters stemming from the recent financial crisis. He has worked on a number of high value matters pursuing Mortgage Insurance coverage for defaulted mortgage loans. Matthew also has worked on complex non-insurance matters relating to residential mortgage-backed securities and loan-repurchase litigations and settlements.

In addition to his active practice on behalf of policyholders, Matthew has published numerous articles in national journals and periodicals and has given presentations around the country on various insurance coverage topics. Matthew also currently serves as co-leader of Reed Smith’s Insurance Recovery Group’s Financial Loss Practice Area, focusing on Commercial Crime and Fidelity Bond Insurance, Mortgage Insurance, Title Insurance and Representations and Warranties Insurance.

Employment History

  • 2008 - Reed Smith
  • 2007 - Anderson Kill & Olick
  • 2005 - Externship - Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter, U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit

Clerkships

  • Honorable Jane Grall, State Superior Court - New Jersey, Appellate Division

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association