Matthew B. Arnould
Matthew Arnould, a litigation associate in the Boston office, represents a broad range of financial, pharmaceutical, and publicly-traded clients, with a particular emphasis on the defense and resolution of complex commercial disputes and government investigations. His experience includes litigation counseling and front-line representation in cases involving fraud and misrepresentation claims, contract disputes, partnership disputes, and alleged violations of securities laws and health care fraud statutes. He has handled cases in federal and state court trials and appeals, and in arbitration.
Prior to law school, Matthew worked as a senior technology analyst for Partners HealthCare. During law school, Matthew served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Ruben Castillo, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
- Goldman, Sachs & Co. Represented a leading investment bank in a jury trial arising from its role as the seller-side financial advisor in connection with an all-stock sale, prior to revelations of the buyer’s accounting fraud. Resulted in a favorable jury verdict on every question.
- LoJack Corp. Lead associate defending a publicly-traded company in a three-member ICDR arbitration involving a material supply contract.
- Elan Corp. Lead associate defending a neuroscience-focused biotechnology company in a multi-year civil and criminal DOJ investigation concerning health care fraud and Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act allegations. Resulted in a favorable agreed-upon misdemeanor resolution.
- Lead associate for a leading global asset management firm and affiliated investment management boutique in a wide-ranging SEC, CFTC, and NFA investigation.
- Represented a high-profile technology executive in a criminal investigation involving alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
- Represented a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company in a criminal investigation and in accompanying civil litigation for alleged off-label promotion and provision of illegal kickbacks.
- United States v. Jones (S. Ct.): Co-wrote successful amicus brief arguing that attachment of GPS to a private vehicle constitutes a “seizure,” and prolonged GPS monitoring constitutes a “search” under the Fourth Amendment.
- Matthew B. Arnould, "A Great Scholar and a Great Man," Northwestern University Law Review (forthcoming 2013)
- Martin H. Redish & Matthew B. Arnould, Judicial Review, "Constitutional Interpretation, and the Democratic Dilemma: Proposing a “Controlled Activism” Alternative," 64 Florida Law Review 1485 (2012)
- Kirsten V. Mayer and Matthew B. Arnould, "Recent Developments in False Claims Act Litigation: Pleading with Specificity under Rule 9(b),” Suffolk University Law School Advanced Legal Studies Conference (2011)
- Matthew B. Arnould, "A Maverick Achieves Something Nobler than Simple Rebellion: Why Sharesleuth is Legal Under Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5, and Why it Should Remain That Way," 103 Northwestern University Law Review 335 (2009)
- Matthew B. Arnould, et al., “A Set of Dynamic Compromises: Advertising Regulations and Their Impact in Vietnam,” SSRN (2008)