Matthew represents employers in all aspects of employment law and related litigation. He has particular experience defending employers in complex wage and hour matters, including in high-exposure class, collective, and representative action matters brought under California’s Labor Code, California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, California’s Unfair Competition Laws, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and related state analogues. He also has substantial experience representing employers and executives in single-plaintiff discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination and related tort claims, and breach of contract matters. Matthew has represented employers in employment-related litigation in state and federal court, the courts of appeal, and before state and federal agencies.
Matthew earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Redlands and his J.D. at the University of San Diego School of Law.