Matthew Salerno, an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins, is a member of the Litigation & Trial Department. Mr. Salerno primarily handles government investigations and trial litigation with a focus on white collar defense, complex commercial litigation, and securities litigation.
Mr. Salerno has successfully represented individuals and organizations across a range of industries, including finance and banking, healthcare, entertainment, and technology. He also advises clients in internal investigations and high-stakes and bet-the-company criminal and civil matters initiated by various government agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, various state attorneys general, congressional oversight panels, and the Special Counsel’s Office.
Mr. Salerno received his BS from Cornell University in 2006 and his JD, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law in 2011. While at Northwestern, Mr. Salerno interned for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, and was an Articles Editor for the Journal of Law and Social Policy.