BY: Communications | DATE: Aug 09, 2021

Cozen O’Connor has promoted Chicago attorney and CUNY Law alum Matthew Policastro ‘09 from associate to member in its Subrogation and Recovery Group.

Policastro is an experienced litigator who concentrates his practice on large property loss subrogation involving fires and explosions, water damage claims, construction defects and structural failures, and financial fraud and employee theft claims across the United States. Policastro has successfully tried cases to verdict in multiple jurisdictions and has significant experience in all phases of litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor in 2019, he worked for an insurance litigation firm in Chicago where he primarily handled subrogation, insurance defense, and commercial litigation matters.

A native of Chicago’s Lincoln Park area, and a graduate of St. Patrick High School (2002), Policastro currently resides in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.  He earned his J.D. (2009) from City University of New York School of Law, where he was an associate editor of the New York City Law Review. He received his B.A. in history and philosophy from Fordham University (2006).  He frequently volunteers his time to various social organizations throughout the Chicago area, including the Fordham Alumni Chapter of Chicago.

 About Cozen O’Connor

Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has more than 775 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle-market companies, Cozen O’Connor services its clients’ needs through 30 offices across two continents.

For more information on Matthew Policastro and Cozen O’Connor’s Subrogation and Recovery Group, please see his profile here.