Matthew M. Bryant

I enjoy helping my clients with situations that may seem impossible at first. We are willing to go the extra mile to turn a bad situation around for them.

Matthew M. Bryant is a senior counsel in the firm’s Civil Litigation practice group. He is an experienced trial and appellate attorney representing businesses and individuals in state and federal court. Matthew represents clients in litigation in the following practice areas: 

• Appellate representation in both civil and criminal cases; 

• Employment law including wage and hour litigation (i.e., claims that employees were not properly paid), employment discrimination (i.e., discrimination based on gender, race, disability, etc.), and disputes over non-compete agreements;

• Estates and trusts and fiduciary litigation including representing trustees, personal representatives, or beneficiaries in issues related to testamentary capacity, accounting disputes, misuse of money, and breaches of fiduciary duties; 

• Personal injury matters including representing individuals injured as a result of negligence or intentional conduct; 

• Professional licensing investigations including representing lawyers in investigations by the Attorney Grievance Commission and other licensed professionals being investigated by licensing boards;  

• School litigation including representing victims of physical injuries or sexual abuse by teachers or other school employees; 

• Criminal law representing individuals under investigation or facing criminal charges brought by the state or federal government including both misdemeanor and felony charges;

• Firearm permitting matters including representing individuals in obtaining concealed weapons permits and other firearm permits; and

• Civil rights litigation including representing victims of police excessive force.

Matthew’s practice is diverse, highly responsive, and results-oriented. He strives to develop creative solutions to his clients’ legal problems.

Before joining the firm, Matthew clerked for the Honorable Kathryn Grill Graeff of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and the Honorable Michele D. Jaklitsch of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County. This experience gave Matthew insight into how litigation strategies can play out at both the trial and appellate levels.

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  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • Kenyon College, A.B., magna cum laude, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2007
  • District of Columbia, 2014
  • Pennsylvania, 2014
  • New Jersey, 2014

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit