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Mathew Paulose Jr.

Mathew Paulose Jr.

Highly sought after by all New York residents.
  • Business Law
  • New York
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Mat Paulose has more than 24 years of litigation experience. He's handled more than 200 cases in the federal courts of New York and more than 200 cases in New York state courts. He has serviced more than 2000 clients. He has conducted jury trials in Westchester County, New York County, Kings County, Queens County, and Nassau County. He has tried a variety of cases, ranging from civil rights to contract rights, from personal injury to property disputes, from lien law to employment law. On the plaintiff's side, he has been in the Top Verdicts in New York Verdict Search. On the defendant's side, he once had a jury award only $1 against his client. He has been in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Village Voice, and Forbes. He has written articles for the New York Law Journal, the New York State Bar, and several New York Law Reviews. He has won awards for his writing skills, received written acknowledgements from a federal judge for his trial performance ("outstanding"), and a slew of compliments from the people he has helped (see website). He has three degrees, has been an Administrative Law Judge, and is presently a Hearing Officer for various state agency's. In sum, he is one of New York's sought-after lawyers.

Practice Area
    Business Law
    Business Litigation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Litigation - Business
  • Litigation - Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Contract Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Paulose & Associates PLLC
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Head of Litigation
Koehler & Isaacs LLP
Fordham University School of Law
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New York University School of Law
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AV Preeminent
Top Verdicts
Verdict Search
Top Attorneys
Westchester Magazine
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 2989879
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Speaking Engagements
Avoiding litigation in employment hiring, How to Find a Job in any Economy: Resources, Strategies, and Advice
Websites & Blogs
Legal Answers
30 Questions Answered
Q. Is my service contract I entered into enforceable or is it null and void
A: Greetings. It appears you would like to know if a contract between a NY company and an out of state company that is unregistered to do business in NY is enforceable. Generally speaking, a contract between two interstate parties is enforceable, notwithstanding registration. A state's licensing or registration requirements for out of state parties are often only to ensure jurisdiction or for some other regulatory reason that does not impact enforceability. If on the other hand a state's licensing or registration requirements are for the specific purpose of protecting in-state parties for a particular reason that goes to enforceability, then of course the contract with an unlicensed or unregistered party would not be enforceable. An attorney would look into the regulatory reasons behind a requirement before providing guidance to a potential client.
Q. Can you purchase shares of a private Company on the Secondary Market but NOT disclose the purchase to the Company?
A: Greetings. It appears you would like to purchase shares of a non-public company. A purchaser who meets the SEC definition of a qualified purchaser may buy shares of a non-public company. Often brokers are required to facilitate the purchase. Due diligence is also required. During the due diligence process, certain information would be reviewed, such as stock sale restrictions or protections. These may include a "right of first refusal" giving the non-public company the right to first purchase the stock before the investing purchaser. If such restrictions do not exist, then the purchaser is free to buy the shares. All purchasers should want their purchases recorded with the company to ensure their shareholder rights. Please contact a good New York lawyer for further information.
Q. Did a job with the client had a contract and a client tried to turn around and ask for some of their money back
A: Greetings. It appears that you are experiencing a dispute over your contract. Where a party is to perform by a date certain, the failure to meet that deadline is not a material breach of the contract, as contract performance is measured by reasonable performance. However, if the date certain is made essential, such as through a "time is of the essence" clause, then it is a material breach and the breaching party is liable for contract damages, which consist of expectation, reliance, or restitutionary damages. Note, however, contract damages cannot include damages that were not within the contemplation of the parties. Time spent by one party (who supposedly had to take time off from work because of a claimed lack of performance by the other party) was likely not within the contemplation of the parties and is thus likely not compensable. Please contact a good New York lawyer for further information. Good luck.
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