- Energy Litigation
- Labor & Employment
- Crisis Management
- Class Action Defense
- Tax Controversy & Litigation
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0122|
|University ||West Virginia University, B.A., summa cum laude Phi Beta Kappa|
|Law School||Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D. Managing Editor, Washington and Lee Law Review|
|Admitted||2005, West Virginia; 2007, District of Columbia|
Board Member, Young Lawyers' Section, Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Member, West Virginia State Bar
Matt Gatewood, a member of the firm's Crisis Management and Complex Litigation Team, resolves conflicts encountered primarily by energy, transportation, and insurance clients. He helps clients respond to federal and state government investigations and advises clients on process safety compliance, risk management, and employment issues. Mr. Gatewood coordinates internal investigations and litigation stemming from catastrophic workplace incidents and injuries. He has litigated cases throughout the United States, most recently serving on the trial team representing an international drilling contractor in the multidistrict litigation arising from the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
In addition to traditional litigation in federal and state courts, Matt advises clients facing investigations from Congress, Presidential-appointed task forces and state agencies. He also has experience in employment and tax-related litigation.
Matt serves on the firm's Hiring Committee.
Sutherland guides drilling contractor through litigation, crisis management and regulatory inquiries following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Sutherland represents a national transportation company in matters concerning employment classification of individuals who pick-up, transport and deliver packages throughout the country.
Sutherland represents international oil company in litigation of $100 million claim.
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No SLUSA Protection Absent Material Connection With Sale/Purchase of Covered Security
Thomas M. Byrne,Nicholas T. Christakos,Thomas W. Curvin,Ellen M. Dunn,Matt Gatewood, March 10, 2014
In Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice, the U.S. Supreme Court held on February 26, 2014, that the victims of Allen Stanford’s multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme can proceed with their claims against law firms, insurance brokers, and a financial services company that allegedly helped...
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