MATTHEW W. BRISSENDEN
PRACTICE AREAS: Criminal Defense and Appeals, Civil Litigation
ADMITTED: State of
Matthew W. Brissenden graduated with honors from
Upon graduating from law school Mr. Brissenden accepted a position in the commercial litigation department of a large, highly regarded
In 2003, Mr. Brissenden took a position with Stephen P. Scaring, widely considered to be Long Island's preeminent criminal defense attorney. At Stephen P. Scaring, P.C., Mr. Brissenden specialized in the representation of clients charged with various types of fraud and white collar offenses.
In 2006, Mr. Brissenden was elevated to the position of partner, and the firm Scaring & Brissenden, PLLC was formed. Mr. Brissenden has handled a large number of high profile cases, representing a wide variety of corporate and individual clients with respect to both federal and state prosecutions throughout Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens and
In 2011, Mr. Brissenden started Matthew W. Brissenden, P.C., a full service litigation practice, servicing clients throughout
In 2015, Mr. Brissenden was named to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Attorneys for the New York area.
Mr. Brissenden has been selected by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to serve on its Criminal Justice Panel, representing indigent appellants. He is a member of the Federal Bar Council’s Central Islip U.S. Court Committee, the Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court, the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the Nassau County Bar Association.
STEPHEN P. SCARING
POSITION: Of Counsel
PRACTICE AREAS: Criminal Law – White Collar Criminal Law
ADMITTED: State of
Matthew W. Brissenden, P.C. is proud to maintain an “of counsel” relationship with Stephen P. Scaring. Mr. Scaring has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1977, specializing in criminal law and white collar criminal matters. He was an Assistant District Attorney and Chief of the Homicide Bureau in
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