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Matthew E. Newman is an Associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley LLP. Mr. Newman represents corporate and individual clients in a wide range of investigations, enforcement actions, complex civil litigation, and compliance matters.

Key representations include:

  • Companies and executives in multiple Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations alleging securities fraud schemes, financial reporting and disclosure issues, registration violations, and corporate governance issues
  • Financial institutions in multiple False Claims Act investigations and qui tam actions, including as a counsel of record in United States ex rel. Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. v. U.S. Bank, N.A., 816 F.3d 428 (6th Cir. 2017) (affirming dismissal of all claims)
  • Financial institution facing whistleblower retaliation claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act
  • Student loan and mortgage servicers in UDAAP investigations by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and a state financial regulator.

During law school, Mr. Newman interned with the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, the CFPB’s Office of Enforcement, and Edward Jones’ Legal and Compliance Divisions.

Mr. Newman received his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis (cum laude) in 2014, where he served as an Executive Editor of the Washington University Law Review. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in 2011.

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  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 2014 (cum laude) 
  • B.A., University of Florida, 2011 (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) 


  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

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