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Matthew J. McDonald

Of Counsel | Litigation | Labor and Employment


Mr. McDonald represents companies and individuals in all aspects of employment and a wide range of commercial litigation. His practice includes cases in both federal and state courts and arbitration before tribunals throughout the country.

Mr. McDonald has litigated a range of disputes, including breaches of contract and fiduciary duties, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, wage and hour, fraud, defamation, and discriminatory and retaliatory terminations. Companies, particularly financial services firms and hedge funds, also retain Mr. McDonald to assist with employment issues, such as drafting and negotiating executive employment and related agreements, and to provide counseling concerning employment decisions.

From 2013 through 2017, Mr. McDonald was named a SuperLawyers® Rising Star by a vote of his peers.



Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., Member, American Criminal Law Review (2008)

Bentley University, B.S., Economics and Finance, magna cum laude, Honors Program (2005)



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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S.D.C., Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York

U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York