Matthew Phillips is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice.

In his practice, Mr. Phillips represents corporations and individuals in connection with government and internal investigations in a variety of subject-matter areas.  He has participated in the monitorships of major financial institutions following settlements with state and federal regulators related to violations of US tax and securities laws.

Mr. Phillips maintains an active pro bono practice with experience representing clients in both civil and criminal matters, including the pursuit of human trafficking and civil rights claims.

Mr. Phillips received his JD from Emory University School of Law.  During law school, he worked for the Attorney General of Georgia, Federal Aviation Administration and the US Department of Agriculture.  Mr. Phillips graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University – Hawaii with a BA in Political Science.

Mr. Phillips is fluent in German.  He serves on the board of the New York chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and is a member of the American Bar Association.