Matt is the chair of the Firm’s Employment Law Group. He is experienced in the broad range of complex laws that affect the relationships between employers and employees, including wage and hour, noncompetition, employee leave, workplace privacy, employee classification, independent contractor, and anti-discrimination laws.
In his practice, Matt is focused on providing practical advice to employers on how they may achieve business goals through the effective management of their workforces. With that perspective, he helps established employers develop, and executed on, employment law compliance strategies that compliment business objectives. Matt also works with new businesses, including foreign businesses entering United States markets, to establish employment “best practices” that are consistent with growth and long-term success goals. He helps employers avoid employee disputes, and also helps employers navigate and defend against such disputes when they arise.
Matt works collaboratively with the Firm’s transactional lawyers to advise businesses and institutional investors on employment law compliance and due diligence matters related to capital investments, mergers, business closures, and other business transactions. In addition, he is an experienced litigator, and regularly represents employers before state and federal courts, state administrative boards, and arbitration tribunals.
Matt serves as a trusted advisor to private-sector businesses, educational institutions, start-up and emerging technology companies, and non-profit organizations. He is a frequent presenter and author on employment-related compliance and policy issues.
Presenter, Pragmatic Advice for Addressing the Unique Challenges Raised by The Data Protection Landscape, New England Corporate Counsel Association, Inc.
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A Primer to the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law, Employment Law Alert
U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Significant Changes to FLSA Overtime Regulations, Employment Law Alert
News & Events
On the Employer’s Watch List for 2023: Updates to the MA Paid Family and Medical Leave Act
November 28, 2022
COVID-19 Resource Collection
July 21, 2022
Employment Law Alert: Reimbursement or Travel Policies After Dobbs
What Employers Should Know
July 20, 2022
COVID-19 Alert: OSHA’s Vaccine ETS Ruling
U.S. Supreme Court Rules on OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine ETS
January 24, 2022
COVID-19 Alert: CDC Update
CDC Reduces COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Periods – Sets New Standards for the Management of COVID-Related Employee Absences
January 5, 2022
- Cornell Law School, J.D.
- Brandeis University, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa; magna cum laude
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- Privacy & Data Security
- Startups & Emerging Companies
- Venture Capital
- Joshua A. Guberman Teaching Fellow, Brandeis University, 2017 to the present
- Rising Star, Massachusetts Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009-2015