As a down-to-earth litigator, I take a practical, proactive approach and use my strategic thinking skills to engage in zealous advocacy for my clients. I concentrate on core values and essentials that translate into excellent client service delivery, such as hard work, efficiency, responsiveness, thoroughness, and attention to detail. I fully understand the importance of crafting smart tactics and resolutions that best further the interests and business objectives of those I serve.
Representing clients in state and federal courts, litigator Matthew “Matt” Dunn advises organizations and individuals in complex litigation matters, including breach of contract and commercial tort litigation, trusts and estates litigation, employment disputes and restrictive covenant litigation, maritime and international transaction disputes, intellectual property actions, and product liability litigation. Matt handles all stages of litigation and advocates for clients in trials, arbitrations, mediations and government agency investigations.
Matt represents companies that do business in a variety of industries and locations across the country and the world, and also helps early-stage and foreign companies in connection with business formation and operations in the United States. Matt has deep experience counseling clients in disputes involving high-value estates and trusts and fiduciary litigation, representing financial institution corporate trustees, individual fiduciaries, and beneficiaries.
In the cybersecurity and data privacy arena, Matt serves in an advisory role, counseling clients in the security risks and consequences they face under the always-evolving regulatory frameworks, such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He frequently writes articles on timely cybersecurity and data privacy issues. He also consults with clients on complex matters relating to electronic discovery.
Matt enjoys the creativity and cerebral challenge inherent in litigation and appreciates that no two disputes are the same. Each case has its own unique facts and way of unfolding, and he always carefully tailors legal strategies to optimally address the circumstances of each conflict. Matt has a deep understanding of how a particular message needs to be delivered to its specific audience, whether that’s a judge or opposing counsel or some other party. In all cases he provides an honest legal risk assessment to clients and helps them balance potential threats with their pursuit of business opportunities. Matt’s prior service in the U.S. Navy contributes to his ability to adeptly manage litigation, juggle multiple complex cases, and perform well under pressure.