Joseph Materazo’s practice focuses on all areas of complex civil litigation and catastrophic injury cases, representing individuals and companies in both state and federal courts. Joseph specializes in premises liability, motor vehicle, construction accidents and Labor Law cases. Joseph has tried cases to verdict and drafted and argued several appeals before the New York State appellate courts.
Prior to joining Lewis Johs, Joseph was a partner with a Long Island firm where he defended and tried civil cases involving construction accidents, vehicular negligence and premises liability. He has represented clients in all phases of litigation, from the pre-suit phase to trial, in all of the Courts in New York City, Long Island, Upstate New York and Rockland.
Joseph was admitted to practice law in the State of New York in 1994. He was also admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York in 1994 and 1997, respectively. He was admitted to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 2014.
Joseph Materazo received his Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra Law School in 1994. He was awarded his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Syracuse University in 1986.
An avid bicyclist and chess player, Joseph lives in Ronkonkoma, New York with his wife and two sons.