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Matthew R. Mead
  • Managing Partner


Troy, NY





Matthew Mead is a partner of Stockton, Barker & Mead, LLP, in Albany where he focuses his practice on workers compensation and labor and employment law. After graduating from Albany Law School of Union University, he was an associate attorney and then partner with Welt & Stockton. Mr. Mead is a member of the New York State and Albany County Bar associations and of NYSBA’s Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, Workers Compensation Law Division.

Areas Of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation - Employer 88%
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Employment Law 8%
  • Insurance Defense 2%

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1987


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 1985
  • LeMoyne College, Syracuse, New York
    • B.A. - 1982

Representative Cases

  • Scally v Ravena Coeymans Selkirk Cent. School Dist, 31 AD3d 83, 2006, NYAD
  • Coratti v Jon Josef Hair & Colour Group, 17 AD3d 768, 2005, NYAD
  • Taylor v Cont. Ins. Co, 9 AD3d 657, 2004, NYAD

Representative Clients

  • General Electric Company
  • Saratoga County
  • Walmart
  • City of Watervliet


  • Workers Compensation Law Update, New York State Bar Association, 2011
  • Workers' Compensation Liens: The Law and Practice, New York State Bar Association, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, 1987 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Welt & Stockton, Associate Attorney, 1987 to 1992
  • Welt & Stockton, Partner, 1992 to 1993


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