Matthew represents corporations and individuals, both domestically and internationally, in civil and criminal white-collar matters. This includes representing clients facing allegations of fraud (of all types), public corruption, money laundering, bribery, and antitrust violations.
In addition to his white-collar practice, Matthew is a skilled business litigator that clients rely upon to handle complex and high-stakes civil matters, including class action and derivative matters. In this capacity Matthew represents public and private companies, along with their owners, directors, and officers in matters involving state and federal securities and corporate governance laws. This includes not only litigating cases, but also conducting internal investigations.
Prior to joining the firm, Matt clerked for the Honorable Judge Lisa Godbey Wood in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.
- Represented CEO of a major healthcare system, post-indictment, for his alleged involvement in a $10B criminal healthcare fraud scheme.
- Represented CEO of a national staffing company, post-indictment, for his alleged involvement in criminal immigration fraud scheme.
- Represented hospital owner, post-indictment, for his alleged involvement in a criminal $1B healthcare fraud scheme.
- Represented president of a national insurance agency during DOJ investigation into his alleged involvement in a $10M criminal tax fraud scheme.
- Represented steel industry executive as part of his company’s leniency application to the DOJ related to potential U.S. and E.U. antitrust violations.
- Conducted internal investigation into state executive branch for alleged public corruption related to a “pay-to-play” scheme.
- Conducted internal investigation into a Fortune 500 company regarding alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
- Conducted internal investigation into a Fortune 500 company regarding alleged violations of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA) and the Securities Exchange Acts.
- Co-Author, "Foxes or Hedgehogs: Evolving Taint Team Jurisprudence," Compliance & Enforcement, August 7, 2023
- Co-Author, “Addressing Geographic Disparity In DOJ Taint Team Case Law,” Law360, June 20, 2023