Matthew D. Levitt: Lawyer with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Matthew D. Levitt


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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • White Collar Criminal Defense & Parallel Proceedings
  • Appellate
Contact InfoTelephone: 617.348.1646
Fax: 617-542-2241
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University Brown University, B.A., Political Science, 2001
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 2004
Admitted2004, Massachusetts; United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Matt's practice encompasses a range of litigation matters, including complex civil litigation and white collar criminal defense.

Before joining Mintz Levin, Matt served as a law clerk to the Honorable Martha B. Sosman of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. During law school, he also served as a law intern for the Honorable David N. Hurd, US District Court for the Northern District of New York.

During law school, he served as editor-in-chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.

Representative Matters

· Representing a pharmaceutical sales executive accused of conspiracy and anti-kickback statute violations. Following a lengthy government investigation into alleged Medicaid fraud, Matt assisted with a three-week federal criminal trial after which Matt's client and all three codefendants were acquitted of all charges.

· Advising construction firms with litigation and compliance issues arising out of state and federal public works projects, including the "Big Dig" project in Boston.

· Performing compliance audits and internal investigations for various companies.

· Assisting in the successful defense of the nation's largest hospital chain from an attempt to enjoin one of the largest leveraged buyouts in history.

Recognitions & Awards

· Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star - Business Litigation (2012)


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Massachusetts High Court Permits Compelled Decryption of Seized Digital Evidence
Matthew D. Levitt, July 3, 2014
Today, in Commonwealth v. Gelfgatt, No. SJC-11358 (Mass. June 25, 2014), a divided Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that under certain circumstances, a court may compel a criminal defendant to provide the password to encrypted digital evidence seized by the government without violating...
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Matthew D. Levitt

BostonMA 02111


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