Mitchell J. Matorin – Matorin Law Office, LLC

Practice/Organization Description

Mitchell J. Matorin earned his J.D. and an LL.M. in Comparative and International Law from the Duke University School of Law, where he was a published member of the Editorial Board of the Duke Law Journal. He earned his B.A., magna cum laude, in French and Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis.

After law school, Mr. Matorin clerked for the Hon. Monroe G. McKay, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Upon completion of his clerkship, Mr. Matorin practiced as an Honors Program Trial Attorney in the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice. There, he developed a reputation as a skilled and creative litigator and appellate advocate, receiving several commendations from his clients. Mr. Matorin then joined the international firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, in Washington, DC, where he focused on commercial and intellectual property litigation and appellate practice, including the preparation of petitions for certiorari and briefs on the merits before the United States Supreme Court.

In 2001, Mr. Matorin returned to his Boston area roots and joined the Foley Hoag firm as a litigator focusing on intellectual property, Internet, and computer law issues. During this period he also served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Norfolk County, prosecuting misdemeanors. In 2004 and 2005, Mr. Matorin was named a "Super Lawyer" in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Law & Politics magazine.

Mr. Matorin founded the Matorin Law Office, LLC, in June 2007.

Drawing upon Mr. Matorin's 14 years of government and large firm experience, the Matorin Law Office, LLC helps clients resolve a wide variety of business disputes with the personal attention and efficiency of a small firm. The Matorin Law Office, LLC is committed to providing a real alternative to the spiraling fees of large law firms without sacrificing the quality of the legal representation. Principal areas of focus include:

Commercial Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Appellate Litigation

Internet and Computer Law Counselling and Litigation

Copyright and Trademark Advice and Litigation

Litigation Avoidance Counseling

Contract Negotiation and Review

The Matorin Law Office, LLC also acts as on-call litigation counsel for corporate clients that do not have permanent in-house litigation counsel or that wish to augment that capacity for specific projects. These services vary according to the needs of each client, but include the following:

Partnering with in-house litigation counsel on matters that are too complex to be handled in-house but for which a large firm is not efficient

Providing expertise in areas in which in-house litigation counsel lacks experience

Acting as permanent litigation counsel for corporations that do not wish to take on the overhead associated with hiring a full-time employee

Managing outside counsel for clients that do not have that capacity in-house

Providing "second opinion" counselling with respect to litigation strategies.

Please call the Matorin Law Office, LLC to discuss your particular needs.

Bar Admissions

Mass., D.C., PA, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeal for the D.C. and Federal Circuits, U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Mass., D.C., and Colo., U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Education

Duke University School of law, J.D. and an LL.M. in Comparative and International Law

Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., magna cum laude, in French and Political Science

Professional Associations & Memberships

Boston Bar Association; Massachusetts Bar Association; American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law and Litigation Sections; American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association

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