Matthew Evan Lewitz


Los Angeles

(212) 453-3799

(213) 892-7999

Matthew is an experienced litigator, representing clients in state and federal business litigation matters. Matthew focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including financial services and securities fraud litigation, contract disputes and actions involving business torts. Matthew has represented clients in city and state administrative proceedings, as well as clients facing federal and state investigations.  He has substantial experience in various aspects of litigation including handling appeals. He routinely helps clients to craft practical and effective solutions to mitigate legal and business risk.

Matthew previously practiced in the New York office of a national law firm where he represented mortgage lenders, loan servicers, and investors in actions involving predatory lending allegations and federal and state consumer protection claims.  He also defended law firms and lawyers in high-stakes legal malpractice actions.

Matthew graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law School, where he was a member of The George Washington International Law Review and The George Washington University Law School Moot Court Board. Matthew was awarded the honors of Best Brief and Best Overall Competitor in the law school's annual Judge Grenadier International Law Moot Court Competition. Matthew graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan, where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Organizational Studies.



Cozen O'Connor Promotes 27 to Membership

May 01, 2019

Cozen O'Connor is pleased to recognize 27 attorneys with the promotion to member: Dylan Alper, Philip J. Berens, Alison Weintraub Berson, Evan Berquist, Alexandra Campau, Alissa K. Christopher, Matthew D. Clyde, Rachel Collins Clarke, Michael A. Corgan, Matthew L. Elkin, Nicole M. Ellis, Alex H. Hayden, David S. Huard, Haryle Kaldis, David Kirchblum, Matthew Evan Lewitz, Jesse Ryan Loffler, Samantha L. Mazo, Lindsey A. Miller, Jeffrey M. Monhait, Jonathan Nase, Jacqueline Promislo, Shelby K. Riney, Kelly Shinn, Terri A. Sutton, Daniel P. Thiel, and Laura Zulick.


  • The George Washington University, J.D., with honors, 2011
  • University of Michigan, B.A., with high distinction, 2008
  • New York
  • California
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court -- Central District of California