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Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10110
United States

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Matt represents entities and individuals in a broad range of business and other civil disputes, white collar criminal and regulatory proceedings, and internal investigations. He regularly handles complex litigation before federal and state trial courts, appellate courts, and arbitral bodies, as well as investigations involving the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Office of the New York State Attorney General, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, trading exchanges, and other regulatory and prosecutorial agencies.

Matt’s clients—both plaintiffs and defendants—have included corporations, hedge funds, private equity funds, investment and consumer banks, broker-dealers, start-ups, real-estate companies, aviation companies and executives, boards of directors, board committees, non-profit entities, hotels, educational institutions, labor unions, co-op boards, non-governmental organizations, traders, portfolio managers, investment bankers, analysts, corporate directors, officers, and other executives, authors, artists, Broadway and other stage directors, real estate investors and managers, investors, entrepreneurs, law firms, and general counsels. Matt’s clients hail from a wide range of industries, including banking, finance, law, technology, arts and entertainment, aviation, real estate, energy, automotive products, health care, pharma, retail, consumer products, hospitality, government, higher education, and not-for-profit. He is highly experienced in subject areas such as complex financial instruments, copyrights and other intellectual property, defamation, commercial contracts, fraud, corporate governance, antitrust, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, insider trading, securities regulation, environmental regulation, bankruptcy, public corruption, campaign finance, and attorney malpractice and misconduct.


Partner, Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP, 2005 – current

Law Clerk, Hon. Naomi Reice Buchwald, U.S. District Court, SDNY (2004-2005)

Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP (2001-2004)


New York City Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Federal Bar Council
American Bar Association


Harvard Law School, J.D.
New York University, B.A.