Matt Goddeyne is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation practice. He defends clients in a wide variety of matters including shareholder disputes, regulatory enforcement actions, healthcare-related matters and white collar investigations.
Matt began his career at the New York County District Attorney’s Office, where he served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Special Prosecutions Bureau and, later, the Major Economic Crimes Bureau. Matt worked on all facets of criminal litigation, from pre-charge investigations to leading jury trials, with a particular focus on international bank fraud and sanctions violations, investment fraud, the unlicensed remission of money, attorney embezzlement and high-value larcenies. He collaborated with federal law enforcement agencies, like the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, and federal and state regulators, including the Federal Reserve Bank and New York State Department of Financial Services.
Since 2017, Matt has worked as a litigator in Tampa, defending clients throughout the state. He has represented individuals and organizations across a broad range of market sectors, including healthcare, online marketing and sales, information technology, construction, and materials procurement.
Matt represents clients in the firm’s business litigation and white collar practice areas. He calls on his years of experience when defending clients in legally and factually complex matters, and is a diligent and zealous advocate. While no two cases are alike, Matt actively engages with and counsels clients to pursue effective solutions that meet their individual objectives.
- Hillsborough County Bar Association, Bar Leadership Institute, Member, 2022-present
- Goldburg-Cacciatore Criminal Law American Inn of Court, Member, 2019-present
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, White Collar Crime Committee, Member, 2019-present