Meet Matt, former journalist, passionate legal advocate and board game enthusiast.
Here’s why you’ll enjoy working with him.
As a former investigative journalist, Matt brings a passion for writing and investigation to his litigation practice, combining his thorough approach with a meticulous attention to detail in order to develop the best possible case.
Prior to joining Bernstein Shur, Matt practiced in white collar, tax controversy, and commercial litigation at Sidley Austin, where he honed his litigation and case management skills. While there, he represented companies and individuals facing complex litigation matters as well as investigations by federal regulatory and law enforcement agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Internal Revenue Service, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
A deliberate and conscientious advocate, Matt prides himself on his intellectually rigorous approach and going above and beyond for every client, every day.
But that’s not all. Matt is also very experienced in:
- Preparing expert and fact witnesses for depositions and grand jury testimony
- Drafting briefs and motions
- Taking depositions
In his former life, Matt was:
- An associate at Sidley Austin in Chicago
- An investigative journalist in Mississippi and North Carolina
- A judicial clerk for Senior Associate Justice Gary E. Hicks of the New Hampshire Supreme Court
- A judicial intern for Judge Kermit V. Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
When Matt isn’t working, he is…
Spending time with his wife and three boys, watching NBA basketball, reading long-form journalism, and playing board games.
JD, cum laude, Boston University School of Law
Editor-in-Chief, Review of Banking & Financial Law
BA, with distinction, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Admitted to practice
State of Illinois
State of Maine
State of New Hampshire
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire
United States Supreme Court