Matthew E. Newman is an Associate in the Washington, DC office of Buckley Sandler LLP. Mr. Newman represents corporate and individual clients in a wide range of investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation.
During law school, Mr. Newman interned with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Office of Enforcement, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Division of Enforcement, and Edward Jones’ Legal and Compliance Divisions.
Mr. Newman received his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis (cum laude) in 2014, where he served as an Executive Editor of the Washington University Law Review. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in 2011.
"Supreme Court limits definition of ‘whistleblower’ in potentially hollow victory for public companies" by Christopher F. Regan, Thomas A. Sporkin, and Matthew E. Newman (Westlaw)
On February 21, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, a long-anticipated case that clarifies who is protected as a “whistleblower” under the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation provisions In a unanimous decision penned by Justice Ginsburg, the Court held...Articles
"Why securities lawyers are the new employment lawyers" by Christopher F. Regan, Thomas A. Sporkin, and Matthew E. Newman (Law360)
In early 2018, corporate America will be waiting with bated breath as the U.S. Supreme Court decides a game-changing whistleblower retaliation case. For employees thinking about blowing the whistle on financial malfeasance, this decision will resolve a circuit split and clarify when protections...Articles
On Sept. 9, 2015, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a memorandum from Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates announcing that the DOJ would require a company to fully disclose all relevant facts about individuals responsible for the misconduct at issue in order to receive any cooperation...Articles
- J.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 2014 (cum laude)
- B.A., University of Florida, 2011 (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit