Matthew C. Sullivan

Matthew C. Sullivan

Senior Associate
Philadelphia

Email matthew.sullivan@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 267 675 4663

Fax +1 267 675 4601

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

As a former federal prosecutor, Matthew Sullivan defends corporate and individual clients facing government investigations, enforcement actions, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation.

Matthew has a wealth of experience representing pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, and universities in federal and state government investigations, internal investigations, and civil False Claims Act litigation, involving alleged kickbacks, off-label marketing, overbilling, product recalls, and other issues. He has conducted numerous internal investigations, including on behalf of clients subject to corporate compliance monitorships and deferred prosecution agreements.

Matthew's cross-border investigations experience includes matters implicating U.S. export control and sanctions laws, involving the Department of Justice, the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), and the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). He also has experience with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, insider trading, and other securities matters. Further, Matthew has represented multiple individuals in international investigations conducted by DOJ of major financial institutions.

Previously serving as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland, Matthew has prosecuted dozens of cases, at the investigation, trial, and appellate stages. He led multiple federal wiretap investigations, conducted lengthy grand jury investigations, and prosecuted cases involving fraud, violent crime, large narcotics conspiracies, and money laundering.

Matthew served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Ellen L. Hollander of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Early in his career, he also served in the Criminal Appeals Division of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General.

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., Harvard Law School, 2009

A.B., Harvard University, 2006

Bar admissions and qualifications

Pennsylvania

District of Columbia

Maryland

Representative experience

Counsel to pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, and universities in federal and state government investigations, internal investigations, and civil FCA litigation.

Counsel to major Chinese telecommunications company with issues arising from settlement agreements with the U.S. government and corporate compliance monitorship.

Completed secondment with in-house Litigation and Government Investigations department of global biopharmaceutical manufacturer, handling various legal and compliance matters.

Counsel to individuals in criminal and civil investigations, including in landmark criminal money laundering investigation of a financial institution.

Counsel to leading international data analytics company in FCPA investigations by DOJ and SEC, resulting in declinations by both agencies.

Pro bono counsel to leading gun safety and law enforcement organizations as amici curiae in federal appellate and district court litigation.

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