Matthew Peters represents leading global companies and individual executives in complex commercial litigation, with a focus on securities class actions.
Mr. Peters handles high-stakes matters in state and federal courts for clients in a range of industries, including:
- Securities fraud class actions
- Shareholder derivative litigation
- De-SPAC litigation
- Securities and Exchange (SEC) investigations
- Internal investigations
- Books-and-records demands
He protects clients at all stages of litigation, including pre-suit investigation, motion practice, and settlement negotiations, all the way up to the eve of trial. Mr. Peter draws on an impressive track record of disposing claims prior to active litigation.
Mr. Peters brings clients a unique global perspective based on extensive experience studying and working in China, and a previous career with the Central Intelligence Agency.
He maintains an active pro bono practice, representing victims of human trafficking and children in need of legal assistance.
While in law school, Mr. Peters served as an editor on the Duke Law Journal.