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. Matt also advises on appeals in both state and federal courts. He counsels corporate clients on compliance with key federal laws, including export control regulations and the False Claims Act.
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.
with High Honors, 2019; Connecticut Law Review, Executive Editor
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