Mr Matthew L Larrabee > Dechert LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas
NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797
United States

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Partner

Career

Matthew L. Larrabee has more than 30 years of experience in trial and appellate practice and currently serves as the firm’s Deputy Chair for Strategic Growth. He previously served as Chair of the global litigation practice group. He has served as lead trial counsel for many leading businesses in the financial services, mutual fund, hedge fund, private equity and technology industries.

Mr. Larrabee has significant experience in financial services litigation, securities class actions, internal investigations, shareholder derivative litigation, mergers and acquisitions, appraisal actions, and other complex commercial litigation. He has tried a wide range of cases, and  argued significant appeals, in state and federal courts across the country. Mr. Larrabee speaks more than a dozen times a year to clients and at industry conferences on litigation risks, particularly those facing the financial services industry. He is also co-author of Mutual Fund Litigation and Insurance Guide (LexisNexis, 2016), a book that examines the legal risks faced by the mutual fund industry.

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Law Institute

Education

  • University of California, Davis, B.A., 1977, with Honors
  • University of California Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1980, Thurston Honor Society, Order of the Coif, Editor-in-Chief of the Hastings Law Journal

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: defense

Dechert LLP‘s trials, investigations and securities litigation group calls on lawyers in offices from East Coast to West Coast, as well as outside the US, to represent companies both domestic and cross-border securities litigation class actions, shareholder derivative suits, mutual fund litigation, broker-dealer disputes, internal investigations and SEC and other regulatory proceedings. The firm continued to expand its presence in California in 2021, with the hire of securities and corporate governance litigation partner Richard Horvath in San Francisco from Paul Hastings LLP. David N Kelley in New York and David Kistenbroker, who works from both New York and Chicago, are the lead partners. Kistenbroker and Chicago-based Joni S. Jacobsen defended recycling company PureCycle Technologies, Inc. and certain officers in separate class action alleging that they made materially false and misleading statements regarding the company’s business leading up to a reverse merger listing on NASDAQ. New York-based partners Andrew Levander and Matthew L Larrabee in also play key roles in the securities and M&A-related disputes.