Matthew F. Policastro


Matt 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. Matt 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 the firm, Matt worked for an insurance litigation firm in Chicago where he primarily handled subrogation, insurance defense, and commercial litigation matters.

Matt earned his bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy from Fordham University and his law degree from the City University of New York School of Law where he was an associate editor of the New York City Law Review and a research assistant to Professor Caitlin Borgmann. Matt remains active in the Fordham Alumni Chapter of Chicago and frequently volunteers his time to various social organizations throughout the Chicago area. 



Cozen O’Connor Promotes 15 Attorneys to Member

March 25, 2021

Cozen O'Connor promoted 15 attorneys to member: Donnie Apodaca, Brian Burack, Jason Cabrera, Kristina Cherevas, Jonathan Gale, Matthew Glavin, Yehudah Gordon, Max Kaplan, Jason Kreps, Anna Will Kentz, Daniel Levine, Peter Lim, Matthew Policastro Laura Reinhart, and Danielle Sapega.


Exploring Creative Product Liability Theories Under The Indiana Product Liability Act [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

January 25, 2022

Not surprisingly, product liability claims in Indiana are governed by The Product Liability Act, IC 34-20-1, et seq. (the “Act”), which defines a ‘product’ as “(a) any item or good that is personalty at the time it is conveyed by the seller to another party.” The Act goes on to state: “The term...

Michigan Dam Collapses [Alert]

May 26, 2020

Anthony Morrone, Philip Carroll, Jeff Greenspan and Matt Policastro discuss the dam collapse on the Tittabawassee River in Edenville, Michigan that resulted in floodwaters devastating the cities of Edenville and Midland.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

NASP 2023 Annual Conference

November 05, 2023 - Colorado Springs, CO

Aggregate Deductible Recoveries

July 17, 2019 - Webinar

Industry Sectors


  • City University of New York School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • Fordham University, B.A., 2006
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Wisconsin