Matthew represents employees and employers in employment disputes, especially in the Health and Tech industries. By "playing both sides of the ball" Matthew has a unique prospective on what drives (or does not drive) a resoultion of a lawsuit or contractual negotiation. It is his belief that such experience leads to quicker and more favorable results for his clients.
For employees, Matthew provides aggressive representation in:
He also reviews, drafts and negotiates employment contracts for executives, professors, physicians and other professionals. For some claims, representation is provided on a contingency fee basis.
He helps employers understand labor law, including laws against discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour regulations. He advises, drafts and negotiates employment, independent contractor, non-disclosure, and non-compete agreements as well as employee manuals and policies.
In the event of litigation, he aggressively defends employers against claims made by the government or individual employees. He has successfully defended small and mid-sized businesses against wage, fraud, wrongful termination and discrimination claims before courts, administrative agencies and in arbitration. Matthew has also represented employers in affirmative claims against former employees who have embezzled money, engaged in unlawful competition and violated their duties of loyalty