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Matthew G. Lindenbaum

Matthew G. Lindenbaum

Partner

One Financial Center
Suite 3500
Boston, MA 02111
matthew.lindenbaum@nelsonmullins.com

Matthew represents companies in high-stakes litigation with an emphasis on class action defense in the automotive and financial services industries, including the emerging crypto-currency industry. He also defends companies and individuals in government investigations and enforcement actions involving the United States Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and conducts internal investigations for companies...

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Matthew represents companies in high-stakes litigation with an emphasis on class action defense in the automotive and financial services industries, including the emerging crypto-currency industry. He also defends companies and individuals in government investigations and enforcement actions involving the United States Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and conducts internal investigations for companies and special board committees. Matthew is the leader of Nelson Mullins’ Boston Litigation Team and has been repeatedly recognized as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer "Rising Star." He developed in-depth knowledge of the business of digital assets, mortgage loan origination, servicing and securitization, and automotive manufacturing and sales businesses. Matthew advises and represents corporations, officers, and boards of directors and their committees in business litigation matters. He also assists clients with a wide range of general commercial litigation matters and has advised clients on disclosure, corporate governance, litigation avoidance, and other matters.

Matthew G. Lindenbaum

and special board committees. Matthew is the leader of Nelson Mullins’ Boston Litigation Team and has been repeatedly recognized as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer "Rising Star." He developed in-depth knowledge of the business of digital assets, mortgage loan origination, servicing and securitization, and automotive manufacturing and sales businesses. Matthew advises and represents corporations, officers, and boards of directors and their committees in business litigation matters. He also assists clients with a wide range of general commercial litigation matters and has advised clients on disclosure, corporate governance, litigation avoidance, and other matters.

Matthew represents companies in high-stakes litigation with an emphasis on class action defense in the automotive and financial services industries, including the emerging crypto-currency industry. He also defends companies and individuals in government investigations and enforcement actions involving the United States Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and conducts internal investigations for companies... and special board committees. Matthew is the leader of Nelson Mullins’ Boston Litigation Team and has been repeatedly recognized as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer "Rising Star." He developed in-depth knowledge of the business of digital assets, mortgage loan origination, servicing and securitization, and automotive manufacturing and sales businesses. Matthew advises and represents corporations, officers, and boards of directors and their committees in business litigation matters. He also assists clients with a wide range of general commercial litigation matters and has advised clients on disclosure, corporate governance, litigation avoidance, and other matters.

Experience

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Representative Matters

Government and Internal Investigations

  • Conducted internal investigations for a  Fortune 100 company related to sales practices.
  • Represented fintech companies in regulatory investigations by federal and states regulators, including the DOJ, SEC, OFAC, CFTC, and multiple state attorneys general.
  • Represented individuals in FIRREA investigation by the DOJ.
  • Conducted internal investigations for public authority in response to whistleblower complaints.
  • Conducted internal investigations concerning revenue recognition practices, manufacturing defect reporting risk, stock option backdating practices, and insider trading allegations.

Litigation

  • Decambaliza v. QBE Holdings, Inc., (W.D.Wis. 2013): motion to dismiss lender-placed insurance claims in putative class action granted in full
  • Gustafson v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. (C.D. Cal. 2013): class certification of nationwide borrower class denied
  • IKB International S.A. In Liquidation v. Bank of America Corp., (C.D. Cal. 2015): motion for summary judgment granted in full
  • Isaac v. Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., (D. Mass. 2017): motion to dismiss 93 A claims in putative class action granted in full
  • Kolbe v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. (1st Cir. 2013, en banc): district court opinion granting motion to dismiss putative class action affirmed
  • Magliacane v. City of Gardner et al,  (Mass. Superior 2018):  motion to dismiss and strike class allegations granted in full 
  • Presti v. Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc., (D. Mass. 2018): motion to dismiss claims in putative class action granted in full
  • Principal Life Ins. Co. v. Bank of America Corp. (C.D. Cal. 2013): dismissal of claims challenging disclosures made in connection with the public offering and sale of mortgage-backed securities

Previous Professional Experience

  • Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston
  • Associate, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, Washington, D.C.

Educational Activities

  • Columbia Law School
    • Author, "Religious Conscientious Objection and the Establishment Clause in the Rehnquist Court: Seeger, Welsh, Gilette, and Section 6(j) Revisited" (2003)
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Education

  • Columbia Law School, JD (2004)
    • Articles editor, Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems
  • Northwestern University, BA (2001)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Vermont
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Michael W. Farrell, District of Columbia Court of Appeals (2004 - 2005)

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Editor, Investigations Blog
  • Fellow, Boston Bar Foundation Society of Fellows
  • Former Co-chair, Class Actions Committee of the Litigation Section of the Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Kids in Need of Defense Boston Advisory Committee
  • Leader of Nelson Mullins’ Boston Litigation Team
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