Richard Mattiaccio is a partner in the New York office of Squire Patton
Boggs (US) LLP, a global firm. He practices in the Litigation, International
Dispute Resolution, and Intellectual Property practice groups at his firm.
The focus of Mr. Mattiaccio’s practice for the past 30 years has been on
cross-border disputes arising from long-term commercial supply contracts;
intellectual property rights; licensing arrangements; shareholder and
partnership agreements; hedge fund and other investor relationships; energy
supply and services contracts; manufacturing, distribution, franchising and
retailing agreements; and executive employment contracts. Mr. Mattiaccio has
represented claimants and respondents in international, commercial and large
complex cases administered under American Arbitration Association (AAA),
International Centre of Dispute Resolution (ICDR), ICC International Court of
Arbitration (ICC) and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
(UNCITRAL) rules. Bi-lingual in Italian, Mr. Mattiaccio also has acted as
counsel in Italian-language arbitration in Milan governed by local arbitration
rules and New York contract law.
Mr. Mattiaccio has served since the1980’s as a panel arbitrator with the
AAA and/or ICDR under their international, commercial and complex commercial
rules. His experience as a neutral includes acting as chair, wing and sole
arbitrator in a wide variety of commercial cases seated in New York. He also has served on ICC and CPR arbitrator
panels and he has chaired evidentiary hearings in London. He is a panel mediator for the Commercial
Division, New York County and for the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Mattiaccio is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators
(CCA), serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of the New York
International Arbitration Center, Inc. (NYIAC), and is a member of the
International Arbitration Club of New York (IACNY).
Mr. Mattiaccio co-chairs the International Dispute Resolution (IDR)
Committee of the NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section and is a member of the DR
Section’s Executive Committee. He is
active on the International Commercial Disputes Committee (ICDC) of the New
York City Bar Association, and is a member and former co-chair of City Bar’s In
House/Outside Litigation Counsel Group. Mr. Mattiaccio has served on a number
of NYSBA and City Bar committees related to arbitration, litigation, ethics and
professional discipline, and judicial selection.
Mr. Mattiaccio is a native New Yorker and a
graduate of Columbia Law School (J.D. 1978) and Columbia College
(B.A.1975). He was a federal appellate
law clerk to former First Deputy Solicitor General Daniel M. Friedman during
his first year on the bench. Mr. Mattiaccio has been a member in good standing
of the bar of the State of New York since 1979 and is admitted to practice in
the federal courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, before
federal courts of appeals including the Second, Federal and D.C. Circuits, and
before the U.S. Supreme Court.