Matthew “Matt” Kreiser is an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group. He represents large and small companies and private individuals in complex commercial disputes, appeals, and labor and employment-related disputes before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Mr. Kreiser’s primary practice areas include, but are not limited to, labor and employment litigation, including Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, NLRA, wage and hour, non-compete agreements and restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and information privacy. He also represents and assists the Firm’s clients in complex civil matters, actions arising under the False Claims Act (FCA), and matters involving whistleblower retaliation. Mr. Kreiser is particularly adept at understanding where the law intersects with public policy and utilizes this knowledge to deliver issue-specific advocacy on behalf of PilieroMazza clients to help drive and achieve favorable outcomes and resolutions.
Mr. Kreiser has the rare ability to view and understand a case from his opponent’s perspective and design a tailored litigation strategy and approach to overcoming likely hurdles during litigation. Clients appreciate his commitment and approach to assessing their claims, explaining the options available to them, and being honest and candid about their chances of success so they make informed decisions during critical milestones in the litigation process.
Before joining the firm, Matt was an attorney at a regional Maryland firm, representing businesses and individuals in complex civil litigation and labor and employment matters. He also has held several positions focused on public policy development, analysis, and advocacy. He has advocated on behalf of hospitals and community-based healthcare providers at both the state and federal level. Matt also interned in the office of Education and Sentencing Practice of the United States Sentencing Commission, where he analyzed issues concerning federal courts’ use of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.