Matthew Schwartz


Matthew is an associate with experience in commercial litigation, including bankruptcy and receivership matters. Prior to attending law school, Matthew worked as a forensic litigation consultant where he provided expert forensic accounting and valuation services in connection with investigations and litigation matters. During law school, Matthew worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission as part of their Summer Honors Program and in the Financial Litigation Unit of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. Prior to entering private practice, Matthew worked as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Administrative Law Division under Attorney General Maura Healey. Matthew’s experience in forensic litigation provides him with a unique perspective and approach on cases with complex financial backgrounds.


• Represented investors in suit in multiple jurisdictions against investment fund administrator, auditors and valuation specialist for claims arising from one of the country’s largest Ponzi schemes.
• Represented limited partnership in suit against bank acting as clearing broker for a hedge fund accused of defrauding investors.
• Part of team tasked with advising Attorney General Maura Healy on the constitutionality of Massachusetts voter referendums such as the millionaire tax and on proposed legislation such as the death with dignity bill.
• Represented Massachusetts in appellate proceedings defending decisions made by the Department of Children and Families.
• Represented creditors in Rhode Island receivership and bankruptcy proceedings.
• Represented and advised financial institutions in breach of contract disputes.
• Represented insurance companies in negligence subrogation cases.
• Advised Massachusetts employers regarding claims brought for violations of state and federal labor laws.


Matthew received his Juris Doctor in 2017 from the Boston University School of Law, where he served on the Editorial Board of the Review of Banking and Financial Law. Matthew received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Lehigh University in 2010.


Matthew is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the State of Rhode Island and the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.