In the News


"Attorney Matthew Brissenden, left, arrives with Edward and Linda Mangano at federal court in Central Islip on Thursday."


"A member of the Bloods street gang...was sentenced Monday in federal court to 15 years and 10 months on racketeering charges."

**The sentence sought by the Government was 308-355 months (25-30 years)


"On cross-examination, one of Edward Mangano’s attorneys, Matthew Brissenden, attempted to show that the county decided not to use Dover Group because it was too far away from OEM, especially with the gas shortages that engulfed the Island after the storm. Additionally, all of Dover’s five properties, including the Choral House, were located south of Sunrise Highway and were damaged by Sandy."


The Wall Street Journal 

“In a setback for the government, a group of ex-stock brokers and day traders have won a reversal of their criminal convictions from a federal appeals court...‘We hope that the defendant’s are now given the opportunity to put these charges behind them, and to move on with their lives,’ said Matthew Brissenden, a lawyer for David Ghysels. 'These folks have been put through the ringer of not just one, but two federal trials, and they have maintained their innocence all along. I personally believe it’s time to bring this case to a close.'


Bloomberg News  

“A New York judge dismissed charges against the last three alleged participants in a bid-rigging scheme involving employees of Marsh & McLennan Cos....'It’s a good day for Thomas Green,' his attorney, Matthew Brissenden, said in an interview after the dismissal." 

Forbes Magazine 

“Sky Capital’s Ross Mandell Files Appeal And Gets An Ally”

Forbes Magazine   

“Sky Capital’s Ross Mandell Wins Motion for Bail Pending Appeal”

News 12 LI

"Upon cross examination, one of Mangano's defense attorneys, Matt Brissenden, pointed out that Singh's restaurant is in Bethpage, same as the OEM. Yamali's closest location was in



"Singh’s “misconduct” involving de Blasio went beyond the bribery attempt to which Singh has pleaded guilty, according to the filing late Thursday by attorney Matthew Brissenden, who seeks to use de Blasio’s dealings with Singh to help defend Mangano against corruption charges."


New York Law Journal  

"New Trial Ordered for Defendant Abruptly Removed From Court"


American Lawyer    

“Mandell’s lawyer, Matthew Brissenden of Garden City, N.Y., argued in his opening appellate brief that the government sensed that its case against Mandell was “on shaky legal ground” after Morrison…”


Law 360  

"Convicted Investment Guru Tells 2nd Circuit He Meant No Harm."


"“Ed Mangano has endured a three-month trial in which the government was unable to obtain a single count of conviction,” said Kevin Keating, Edward Mangano’s attorney, along with Matthew Brissenden."