Attorney at Law
District of Columbia
- General Advice
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Vendor Agreement
- Outside General Counsel
"We hired Matt to help run our Export Compliance Program while we were short staffed. He brought with him an excellent knowledge of the export regulations and a customer friendly approach to compliance. I enjoyed working with Matt and hope to do so again someday."
"We hired Matt to develop our FCPA and anti-corruption policies and procedures for our U.S. entity and its Russian subsidiary. This included a training program for our international sales team and management. Matt also provided ad hoc advice on economic sanctions and export control requirements. He is very knowledgeable in these areas, offered pragmatic advice and is a pleasure to work with."
Mar 2009 - Present
Provide day-to-day counsel, program development and investigations support on export control classification, economic sanctions, M&A due diligence, FCPA, anti-boycott, and customs laws and other ethics & compliance matters.
Compliance Source International
Jun 2008 - Present
Advise clients on a range of corporate compliance issues including export controls (EAR, ITAR and OFAC) program management, review, audit and training; customs compliance (classification, valuation and country of origin determinations); and anti-fraud and FCPA compliance assessment and program development.
Lawyers Without Borders
Pro Bono Special Counsel
Jun 2007 - Jun 2008
Assisted in developing new rule of law and anti-corruption projects and acted as an independent trial monitor in the Supreme Court of Namibia. Also conducted interviews with Namibian officials, prepared reports for World Bank global business environment surveys, and assisted LWOB in preparation and presentation of grant proposals for corporate and official donors.
The Linde Group
Counsel for Global Trade
May 2005 - May 2007
Developed, implemented and managed a global trade compliance program; trained officers and employees in the U.S., Netherlands, U.K., Germany, Korea, and Taiwan; handled internal investigations and disclosures to the U.S. Department of Commerce; provided counsel regarding the Code of Conduct, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance, and competition law.
Export Import Bank of the United States
Mar 2000 - Apr 2005
Advised on ethics, government contracts, appropriations, and information and privacy laws; conducted internal investigations and coordination with the Department of Justice regarding a number of high profile Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, and other cross-border corporate fraud cases; provided counsel on governance policies and board and audit committee controls.