Matthew R. Mazgaj, Phillips Lytle Associate

Matthew R. Mazgaj

(716) 489-2226
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Mr. Mazgaj concentrates his practice in municipal finance, commercial and residential real estate, and commercial litigation matters. Among other clients, he represents industrial development agencies and is well versed in all areas of municipal financial assistance transactions, including straight-lease and bond transactions and structuring, as well as negotiating and documenting public-private partnerships. Prior to joining Phillips Lytle, Mr. Mazgaj worked for an international law firm in Washington, D.C.

Admitted to Practice

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) Tribal Court

Honors & Awards

  • Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2017-2018


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 2012
  • Washington & Jefferson College, B.A., summa cum laude, 2009

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Jamestown Bar Association
  • Chautauqua Leadership Network
  • Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame
  • The Robert H. Jackson Center American Inn of Court

Present Activities

  • Jamestown Young Professionals, Board of Directors
  • Jamestown Center City Development Corporation, Board of Directors

Past Activities

  • Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Senior Editor
  • Institute for Public Representation Clinic, Environmental Division
  • Center for Transnational Legal Studies – London, Directors’ List