I represent clients in all stages of complex litigation and counsel clients in anticipation of litigation. In helping clients manage risk in navigating complex business matters, I strive to resolve disputes without resorting to litigation whenever possible. My focus is on efficiently helping clients achieve their desired results and business goals.
Before joining Nixon Peabody, Matthew was a litigation associate at a boutique law firm and a top 50 Am Law firm, where he was a summer associate. Matthew previously served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. William E. Smith of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island and the Hon. Gilbert V. Indeglia of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. During law school, Matthew was a judicial intern for the Hon. Timothy S. Hillman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and a legal intern for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts.
The below representative experience includes representations from prior firms.
As clients continue to resist rising litigation costs, I see continued efficiencies in the practice of law and an increased demand for alternative-fee arrangements. I also see continued use of virtual court proceedings.
This article quotes Boston Complex Disputes partner George Skelly on Boston Beer Co.’s complete victory in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, a decision that affirmed a District Court dismissal of a proposed securities class-action lawsuit against the company. The NP team also included Boston Complex Disputes partner Morgan Nighan, Rochester Privacy and Technology partner Rick McGuirk, Boston Corporate senior counsel Fred Grein, New York City Complex Disputes partner Chris Mason, Boston Privacy and Technology counsel Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero, Boston Complex Disputes associate Matt Costello, and Boston paralegal Erin MacMahon. In addition to the Globe article, The American Lawyer also highlighted the Boston Beer victory in its Litigation Daily column on Tuesday.
This article covers a Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision affirming a District Court ruling that dismissed a proposed securities class-action lawsuit against Boston Beer Co., scoring a complete victory for the company. The NP team included Boston Complex Disputes partners George Skelly and Morgan Nighan, Rochester Privacy and Technology partner Rick McGuirk, Boston Corporate senior counsel Fred Grein, New York City Complex Disputes partner Chris Mason, Boston Privacy and Technology counsel Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero, Boston Complex Disputes associate Matt Costello, and Boston paralegal Erin MacMahon.
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
Suffolk University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude; Managing Editor, Suffolk University Law Review
Fitchburg State University, B.S., cum laude
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