Matthew Austin


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Matthew "Matt" Austin assists clients in complex commercial litigation, arbitration, and internal and white collar investigations. He has litigated disputes for clients involving contracts, fiduciary duty claims, unfair trade practices and insurance coverage issues. He counsels corporate clients on compliance with key federal laws, including export controls and sanctions regulations.

Before joining Day Pitney, Matt was a judicial intern to the Honorable Stefan R. Underhill of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. He was also a summer associate with the firm. Matt served in the United States Navy as a Submarine Officer prior to joining private practice.


Education and Credentials

University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D.,

with High Honors, 2019; Connecticut Law Review, Executive Editor

The Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, M.S., 2008
United States Naval Academy, B.S., 2007
State of Connecticut
State of New York
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

Recognition and Community


Received CALI Excellence Awards in Bankruptcy, Secured Transactions, Tax Clinic, Main Currents in Legal History, Conflict of Laws, and Moot Court

2017 Alva P. Loiselle Moot Court Competition, Semifinalist


International Refugee Assistance Project, Volunteer, 2016-2017

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Legal Intern, 2018-2019