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Matthew Windman’s practice focuses on challenging cases involving complex and toxic torts, labor law, defamation, products liability, contracts, insurance coverage, premises liability, and municipal corporations. Prior to joining Herzfeld + Rubin, Mr. Windman’s practice focused on motor vehicle and premises liability litigation on behalf of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the City of New York, and businesses insured by private carriers. He previously served as a fellow at the Center for New York City Law and a clerk for the Hon. Gerald Lebovits in the Civil Court of the City of New York.

In addition to his work as an attorney, Mr. Windman has written as a theater critic and arts journalist for the newspaper amNewYork since 2004. The Critics Say, his book about contemporary theater criticism in New York, was published by McFarland in 2016. He is a member of the New York Drama Critics Circle and a voter for the Tony Awards and Drama Desk Awards. Mr. Windman is particularly interested in theater law. He has prepared CLE presentations on theater law and related topics in entertainment law and has handled legal matters for industry professionals through organizations such as Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.

Affiliations + Recognition

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Theater and Performing Arts Committee
  • Member, American Bar Association