Matthew A. Luber is an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group. His practice focuses on complex litigation in federal and state courts, including commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, and appeals.
Commercial Litigation. Matt’s litigation experience extends to a variety of complex commercial matters. He has represented corporate clients ranging from Fortune 500 multinational corporations to closely held companies, as well as individual owners, directors, and managers in contract and shareholder derivative disputes, unfair competition claims, and products liability suits. In the course of his practice, Matt has handled many aspects of civil litigation, ranging from pre-litigation counseling, discovery, dispositive motion practice, trial advocacy, post-trial proceedings, and appeals. Further, Matt has defended individuals and businesses in white collar criminal investigations and prosecutions, alleged violations of the False Claims Act and health care statutes, and qui tam matters.
Matt is also committed to pro bono matters. Last summer, Matt represented a death row inmate at trial in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania relating to the alleged use of excessive force by SWAT officers during the apprehension of his client. Currently, he acts as court-appointed counsel in a separate Section 1983 action in federal court.
Matt is a member of the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, and Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
In General. Matt earned his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law. During law school, Matt interned for the Hon. L. Felipe Restrepo, Federal Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in law and justice studies from The College of New Jersey. During undergraduate studies Matt interned for the Hon. Clarence C. Newcomer, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.