Matheu D. Nunn

Matheu D. Nunn

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Matheu D. Nunn

Matheu D. Nunn has been recognized by:

  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2017
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2016
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2015
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2014
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2013

Matheu D. Nunn is a Partner with Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, P.C., where he co-chairs the firm’s general appellate practice group and handles divorce and adoption litigation. Mat previously served as an Assistant County Prosecutor and a Municipal Prosecutor. He has tried jury and bench trials and has been counsel of record in 40 Appellate Division and/or Supreme Court matters, including:

-Bisbing v. Bisbing, __ N.J. __ (2017);
-Quinn v. Quinn, 225 N.J. 34 (2016);
-In re Child by J.E.V., 226, N.J. 90 (2016);
-Bisbing v. Bisbing, 445 N.J. Super. 207 (App. Div. 2016);
-In re Adoption of Child by J.E.V., 442 N.J. Super. 472 (App. Div. 2015); and
-Clark v. Clark, 429 N.J. Super. 61 (App. Div. 2012).

At 36, Mat has already received the following awards and recognitions from peers as well as legal publications:

-“Attorney of the Year” Finalist (New Jersey Law Journal, 2017);
-“Trailblazer” in Divorce/Family Law (National Law Journal, 2017);
-Super Lawyers Rising Star in Family Law (2013, 2015), Appellate Practice (2016, 2017), and Criminal Law (2014);
-New Jersey Law Journal Leaders of the Bar (2015); and
-AV Preeminent-rated by Martindale-Hubbell (2014).

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Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2007

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law-Camden – Juris Doctor May 2007 (With Honors)
    • Member Law Review
  • University of Delaware – B.A. in Political Science – January 2004

Past Employment Positions

  • Morris County Prosecutors Office – Assistant Prosecutor
  • Honorable Jack M. Sabatino, Appellate Division, Superior court of New Jersey – Law Clerk
  • Honorable B. Theodore Bozonelis, Assignment Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey – Law Clerk
  • Honorable Joseph A. Falcone, Criminal Law Division, Superior Court of New Jersey – Law Clerk
  • ING Direct – Law Clerk

Representative Matters

  • Quinn v. Quinn, 225 N.J. 34 (2016)
  • In re Child by J.E.V., 226, N.J. 90 (2016)
  • Bisbing v. Bisbing, 445 N.J. Super. 207 (App. Div. 2016)
  • In re Adoption of Child by J.E.V., 442 N.J. Super. 472 (App. Div. 2015)
  • Yannuzzi v. Yannuzzi, 2015 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1904 (App. Div. 2015)
  • Clark v. Clark, 2014 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 895 (App. Div. 2014)
  • Alexin v. Raiter, 2014 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 826 (App. Div. 2014)
  • State v. Baum, 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1920 (App. Div. 2013)
  • J.G. V. A.G., 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1496 (App. Div. 2013)
  • J.M.F. v. G.M.F., 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1063 (App. Div. 2013)
  • Decheser v. Decheser, 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1339 (App. Div. 2013)
  • Lenowitz v. Lenowitz, 2012 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2605 (App. Div. 2012)
  • Clark v. Clark, 429 N.J. Super. 61 (App. Div. 2012)
  • State v. J.C., 2012 N.J. Super. Unpub LEXIS 1989 (App. Div. 2012)
  • State v. Williams, 2012 N.J. Super, Unpub. LEXIS 1118 (App. Div. 2012)
  • State v, Tillery, 2012 N.J. Super. Unpub LEXIS 761 (App. Div. 2012)
  • State v. Maclay, 2012 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 369 (App. Div. 2012)
  • State v. Zarate, WL 246385 (App. Div. 2012)
  • State v. Culpepper, WL 3849922 (App. Div. 2009)
  • State v. Ameti, WL 2557501 (App. Div. 2010)
  • State v. Bevacqua, WL 2346684 (App. Div. 2010)
  • State v. Carrasquillo, WL 532784 (App. Div. 2010)
  • State v. Correia, WL 4067032 (App. Div. 2010)
  • State v. Dilavore, WL 4008131 (App. Div. 2010)
  • State v. J.E.J., 203 N.J. 438 (2010)
  • State v. O’Leary, WL 2195677 (App. Div. 2010)
  • State v. O’Leary, 204 N.J. 41 (2010)
  • State v. Pomento, WL 1191558 (App. Div. 2011)
  • State v. Toffoloni, WL 680774 (App. Div. 2010)
  • State v. Bisco, WL 2582732 (App. Div. 2011)
  • State v. Brackin, WL 1661381 (App. Div. 2011)
  • State v. Nguyen, 205 N.J. 80 (2011)
  • State v. Quigley, WL 903444 (App. Div. 2011)
  • State v. Usher-Swift, WL 941162 (App. Div. 2011)
  • State v. Vaughn, 205 N.J. 79 (2011)
  • State v. Worthy, WL 2306904 (App. Div. 2011)

In the News

  • At 35, Nunn Becomes a Regular at Supreme Court” (New Jersey Law Journal, 2017) (Link)
  • Court changes rules for divorced parent who wants to leave N.J. with child” (2017) (Link)
  • Court sets standard for kids in divorce-relocation disputes” (US News & World Report, 2017) (Link)
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Ruling Reverses 20 Years of Family Court Precedent in State”  (CBS Philly, 2017) (Link)
  • NJ Supreme Court Rewrites Standard for Child Relocation” (New Jersey Law Journal, 2017) (Link)
  • Recognizing Professional Excellence” (New Jersey Law Journal, 2017) (Link)
  • Partners Gary R. Botwinick and Matheu D. Nunn recognized by the National Law Journal as “Trailblazers” in the area of Divorce, Trust & Estates (National Law Journal, 2017) (Link)
  • Partners Matheu D. Nunn and Bonnie C. Frost achieve major decision in relocation of children case, Bisbing v. Bisbing(New Jersey Law Journal, 2016) (Link)
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2016 (for appellate practice) (Link)
  • Partners Bonnie C. Frost and Matheu D. Nunn obtain landmark ruling in alimony termination case involving cohabitation, Quinn v. Quinn(New Jersey Law Journal, 2016) (Link)
  • Partners Gary R. Botwinick and Matheu D. Nunn recognized by the National Law Journal as “Trailblazers” in the area of Divorce, Trust & Estates (2017) (Link)
  • Partners Bonnie C. Frost and Matheu D. Nunn obtain landmark ruling in alimony termination case involving cohabitation, Quinn v. Quinn (2016) (Link)
  • Partners Matheu D. Nunn and Bonnie C. Frost achieve major decision in relocation of children case, Bisbing v. Bisbing (2016) (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn selected again as a New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2016 (for appellate practice) (Link)
  • Partner and Trustee of Morris County Bar Association, Matheu D. Nunn, quoted in Daily Record praising Morris County Bar Association President, Robin Bogan (Link)
  • Partners Matheu D. Nunn and Patricia M. Barbarito clear Sheriff of domestic violence charges (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn to argue before New Jersey Supreme Court in adoption case of first impression (Link)
  • NJBIZ recognizes ascension of Matheu D. Nunn to Partner with Einhorn Harris (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn wins Morris Township election as top vote getter with running-mate Bruce Sisler (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn top vote getter in Morris Township Republican Primary (Link)
  • Daily Record recognizes Matheu D. Nunn’s award as “A New Leader of the Bar” (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn selected to fill vacant seat of Morris Township Committee (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn quoted in Governor Christie “Bridge gate article” (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn moderates seminar with Supreme Court Justice Anne Patterson, Appellate Division Judges Jack M. Sabatino, P.J.A.D., Francine I Axelrad, P.J.A.D., and Edwin H. Stern, P.J.A.D. (ret.) (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn quoted in Official Misconduct article (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn appears against former New York Jets player in domestic violence matter (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn publishes article regarding “marital fault” and his landmark decision in Clark v. Clark, 429 J. Super. 61 (App. Div. 2012) (Link)
  • Partner Matheu D. Nunn publishes article regarding male domestic violence victims (Link)
  • Former Prosecutor Matheu D. Nunn prosecutes New Jersey Housewives Star Joe Giudice (Link)

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist – “Preparing and Appearing Before the New Jersey Appellate Division” with Judge Jack M. Sabatino, P.J.A.D. (2017, NJAJ)
  • Panelist – Evidence for Family Lawyers with Judge David H. Ironson (2017, NJICLE)
  • Panelist – Cohabitation Seminar with Judge Michael E. Hubner (2016, MCBA)
  • Moderator – Appellate Seminar with Supreme Court Justice Virginia Long (ret.), Judge Phillip S. Carchman (ret. and on recall), Judge Catherine I. Enright, and Bonnie Frost (2014, MCBA).
  • Moderator – Appellate Seminar with Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Patterson, Judge Francine I. Axelrad, Judge Jack M. Sabatino, and Judge Edwin H. Stern (ret.) (2014, MCBA)
  • Moderator – Appellate Seminar with Supreme Court Justice Patterson, Judge Axelrad, Judge Sabatino, and Judge Stern (ret.) (2013, MCBA)
  • “Hot Tips for Family Lawyers” – New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2012)
  • Keynote Speaker – Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (2012)
  • “Privacy Issues in Family Law” – Somerset County Bar Association (October 2011)
  • “Privacy Issues in Family Law” – Institute for Continuing Legal Education (September 2011)
  • “Keynote Address” – Morris County Police Academy – Explorer Graduation (June 2011)
  • “Trial and Grand Jury Testimony” – New Jersey State Police Academy (June 2011)
  • “Cyber-Bullying” – Chester, New Jersey (June 2011)
  • “The Infrequent Fliers Program – Doing it Right on Appeal” – Panelist – New Jersey State Bar Association Convention (May 2011)
  • “Law of Interrogation” – Morris County Policy Academy (Fall and Spring 2010)
  • “Principles of Search & Seizure” – Morris County Police Academy (2010)
  • “Ethics for Prosecutors” – Morris County Prosecutor’s Office (2010)
  • “Appellate Practice” – Morris County Prosecutor’s Office (2010)

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Morris County Bar Association