Matt Goddeyne joined the Barnett, Bolt, Kirkwood, Long, Koche & Foster, P.A. in July 2017, prior to which he served as an Assistant District Attorney at the Manhattan, New York District Attorney’s Office. While at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, Matt investigated and prosecuted complex white-collar crime as a member of the Major Economic Crimes Bureau. In his nine-year career as an Assistant District Attorney, Matt was responsible for all facets of criminal litigation, including pre-arrest investigations, search warrant practice, grand jury presentations, complex motion practice, and jury trials. His areas of responsibility included international bank fraud and sanctions violations, insider trading, the unlicensed remission of money, attorney embezzlement, and high-value grand larcenies. He also regularly worked with federal and local law enforcement agencies and coordinated with federal regulators.
At the Barnett, Bolt, Kirkwood, Long, Koche & Foster, P.A., Matt represents clients in the firm’s white-collar and civil fraud practice areas. He calls on years of experience when defending the firm’s clients in legally and factually complex matters. Matt has a particular expertise in document intensive cases. Matt’s areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, insider trading, wire fraud, bank fraud, conspiracy, and racketeering.
Matt is a 2008 graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School and a 2004 graduate of the University of Michigan, where he graduated with Honors and Distinction. Matt is a member of the Florida and New York Bars, as well as admitted to federal practice in the Middle District of Florida, Southern District of New York, and Eastern District of New York. He is fluent in French.