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Matt advises clients on a wide range of employment issues including leave, discrimination prevention, and wage and hour regulations. His practice encompasses the full spectrum of services from counseling to litigation. He has performed extensive legal research on Title VII, FMLA, Title IX and various regulations stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prior to joining Hirschler, Matt was in private practice in Norfolk, Virginia. 



Draft position statements and handle investigative matters with administrative agencies such as the EEOC and OSHA.

Draft and negotiate employee separation agreements and employee handbooks for clients in a wide array of industries.

Represented employers in an FLSA collective action regarding alleged misclassification of employees.

Advised numerous clients related to day-to-day employment counseling.

Obtained dismissal of a wrongful termination lawsuit prior to trial.




Professional Affiliations

Virginia State Bar

Board Member, William and Mary Hillel

Beyond the Law

Beyond the Law

Growing up in Hampton, Virginia, Matt spent the majority of his free time on the Chesapeake Bay. Since then, he’s spent most of his time looking for fish throughout Virginia, whether it be back home in the Chesapeake, in the James River in Richmond, or in the streams of Harrisonburg.

William & Mary School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude

  • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice
  • Admissions Ambassador

James Madison University, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

  • Virginia 
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