Matthew R. Turnell | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Matthew R. Turnell

Partner, Boston

Seasoned white collar defense counsel Matthew Turnell advises companies in government investigations involving a wide variety of issues involving state and federal regulations.

Overview

Matthew Turnell is a partner in the global White Collar Practice and is based in the Firm's Boston office. He focuses his practice on defending healthcare and pharmaceutical companies in government investigations and in complex commercial disputes, including litigation and arbitration.

His white collar experience includes representing corporations in connection with investigations and litigation regarding alleged violations of the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. His clients benefit from his data privacy and security experience. He has defended companies against alleged violations of state and federal privacy laws and related government investigations.

Matthew also works extensively on pro bono matters.

Prior to joining White & Case, Matthew was a partner in the Boston office of an international firm.

Bars and Courts

  • Massachusetts Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Education

  • JD, University of Michigan Law School
  • BA, Yale University

Languages

  • English

Experience

Advising a major healthcare company in connection with investigations concerning compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Advised a major international sports federation in connection with investigations concerning alleged bribery and self-dealing.*

Advised a major US healthcare company in connection with investigations and litigation regarding alleged violations of the False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback Act.*

Defended a major US pharmaceutical company against qui tam litigation relating to the False Claims Act.*

Represented a major international energy company in international arbitration regarding resource rights.*

Defended healthcare providers in a government investigation of alleged violations of state and federal privacy laws.*

Served as trial and appellate counsel for a nonprofit foundation in a major contract dispute.*

*Matters prior to joining White & Case

Speaking Engagements

"2015 Privacy Year In Review & Projections for 2016", March 8, 2016: International Association of Privacy Professionals, Boston KnowledgeNet,
Boston, MA
, (Co-speaker)

Publications

  • Federal, state law liability for call center operations, New England In-House, August 28, 2014, (Co-author)
  • Privacy Liability Arising From Credit Card Checkout, Corporate Counsel, July 2, 2013, (Co-author)