Matthew Morey counsels clients through significant events in the lives of their businesses. 

He concentrates his practice on corporate and commercial legal matters, with particular experience in:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private and public finance
  • Family businesses
  • Negotiation and drafting of contracts
  • Construction law
  • Corporate governance
  • Entity formation
  • Corporate and partnership tax matters

Mr. Morey’s clients turn to him for representation in a wide range of areas, including protection in contractual matters, guidance to ensure compliance with laws, cost-effective solutions when conflicts arise, and strategies to assist in the growth of their businesses.

Outside of the office, Mr. Morey enjoys cycling, hiking, following Syracuse University’s football and basketball teams, and spending time with his dogs.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of New York


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007; member of the Justinian Honorary Law Society
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., Business Administration, cum laude, 2004; concentration in International Business.

Professional Activities

  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Bar Association of Erie County, Member (Member of Corporate Law Committee)
  • InfoTech Niagara, Former Member of the Board of Directors
  • Big Brother/Big Sister of Erie County, Volunteer
  • Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Buffalo Niagara Partnership 360, Member
  • Orchard Park United Methodist Church, Member

Super Lawyers "Rising Stars"
Named to Upstate New York Super Lawyers "Rising Stars"; no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in any state have this distinction


The following are examples of recent transactions and matters that Mr. Morey has served clients in:

  • The representation of the purchaser in the acquisition of a plumbing business;
  • The representation of the seller in the sale of a PC board assembly manufacturing business to a multi-million dollar manufacturer;
  • The representation of a high profile professional athlete in the negotiation of a license agreement and corporate formation documents in connection with a start-up capital venture;
  • The representation of private lenders in commercial loan closings in excess of $1.5 million;
  • The representation of a large dental practice in connection with various corporate matters and acquisitions of other dental practices in Western New York;
  • The representation of a publically traded company, based in Syracuse, New York, on various corporate matters;
  • The representation of clients in the negotiation of nondisclosure agreements in connection with a purchase transaction and employment matters;
  • Assisting in the representation of the buyer in connection with the acquisition of a roofing manufacturer’s division of synthetic roof shingles; 
  • The representation of employers and employees in all employment related contract matters

Mr. Morey has also assisted numerous clients in all aspects of corporation formation, including providing counsel on the best entity to incorporate their business, and the negotiation of partnership, shareholder, and operating agreements.

To keep clients and contacts up to date on timely business law issues, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria attorneys often create special alerts on need-to-know topics and present these topics to the public. Click on the link below for recent alerts and presentations by Mr. Morey.

Special Alert on 2018 Tax Reform. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was enacted on December 22, 2017 and drastically changed certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. The impact of the changes touches practically all businesses and individuals in one way or another. This Special Alert details how the new tax law reduces the corporate income tax rate, changes individual tax rates and obligations, creates a new deduction for pass-through entities, and makes several other changes that are potentially of interest to business owners.

Special Alert on Developments in Business Law. This Special Alert provides details on how manufacturers that own or lease real property in New York State and pay real estate taxes with respect to such property, may be entitled to a tax credit for such tax year. 

The Proposal: Considerations in Starting or Acquiring a Business, presentation with Jeffrey P. Gleason of Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP for University at Buffalo School of Law Alumni Association