Matt is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department where his practice focuses on white collar defense, corporate investigations, government affairs and appellate litigation. He is an accomplished criminal and civil litigator with experience at all levels of federal and state government.

For nearly three decades, Matt has served in both private and public practice roles: he has worked with litigation clients at large law firms in Washington, D.C., and Texas, and he has represented the state of Texas as Deputy Solicitor General and the state of Tennessee as elected District Attorney.

In addition, Matt has clerked for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor of the United States Supreme Court, Judge J. Michael Luttig of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and Judge John Everett Williams of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals.


  • Harvard Law School  (J.D., magna cum laude, 1996)
  • Dartmouth College  (A.B., summa cum laude, 1993)

Bar Admissions

  • Practice temporarily authorized pending admission under Gov. Bar R.I, Sec. 19, Ohio
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • District of Columbia
  • Supreme Court of the United States


  • French, conversational