Matthew F. Didora
Matthew F. Didora is a Partner at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP, where he is Director of the firm's Commercial Litigation Department.
Mr. Didora has successfully represented clients in all phases of complex commercial litigation, including at trial and on appeal. Mr. Didora has handled a wide range of commercial matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts, commercial real estate and landlord-tenant disputes, construction-based claims, corporate dissolutions, intellectual property disputes, trademark infringement, and restrictive covenants. His clients have ranged from individuals to local businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Didora has also lectured on various topics involving litigating in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of New York and has authored numerous articles that have appeared in the New York Law Journal, Nassau Lawyer, and Newsday.
Mr. Didora is admitted to practice in the State Courts of New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. Didora is also an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Chaminade Alumni Association and the Catholic Lawyers Guild. He is currently the Chair of the Nassau County Bar Association Commercial Litigation Committee.
Mr. Didora received his Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law in 2004 and undergraduate degree from Fordham University in 2001. While in Law School, Mr. Didora served as Managing Editor of St. John's Law Review and Editor of the New York Real Property Law Journal.
- New York
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York
- United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
- St. John's University School of Law - Queens, NY - JD, 2004
- Managing Editor, St. John's Law Review
- Editor, New York Real Property Law Journal
- Fordham University - Bronx, NY - Bachelor's, 2001
- Attorneys in 3rd Department Case Spar Over Power To Set Charter School Teacher Certification Standards, (quoted, New York Law Journal, September 2019)
- Hempstead Supervisor's Case Against Town Board Argued in Court (quoted, Newsday, October 2018)
- Recent Amendments to the Commercial Division Rules (Nassau Lawyer, December 2014)
- Legislature Expands Standing To Seek Protective Orders (NYLJ, January 13, 2014)
- Don't Force Our Judges To Retire At 70 (Newsday, October 18, 2013)
- Seeking Lack-of-Marketability Discount With Minority Discount Poses Risks (NYLJ, Outside Counsel, March 15, 2011)
- Second Department Adopts New Rules on Lack of Marketability Discounts (NYLJ, Outside Counsel, Aug. 17, 2010)
- Closely Held Corporate Shares Require a Discount (NYLJ, Special Asset Valuation Section, April 19, 2010)
- Transferring Risk (NYLJ, Special Construction Section, Nov. 3, 2008)
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Nassau County Bar Association Commercial Litigation Committee, Chair
- New York State Bar Association
- Chaminade Alumni Association
- Catholic Lawyers Guild