Biography

Matthew Libby is an Associate in the firm's Litigation Group, practicing from the Boston office. His practice covers a wide range of litigation matters, including commercial litigation and professional liability.

Prior to joining the firm, Matt served as Assistant District Attorney in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, where he tried more than 250 cases, including 60 jury trials. As a prosecutor, Matt successfully led complex cases including homicides from Grand Jury investigation to trial. Matt has appeared before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Appeals Court.

In 2012, Matt was honored with the Massachusetts District Attorney's Spotlight Award for outstanding performance as a prosecutor.

Matt is a graduate of the University of Maine Law School and University of Massachusetts Amherst. While in law school Matt was a member of the Moot Court Board and an editor of the Maine Law Review. He wrote Deregulating the Electricity Market: What Can Be Learned From California’s Mistakes?, 22 Maine Bar Journal 4 (2007). Matt also served as a summer law clerk for judges of the Maine District Court. He resides in Boston.

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law (J.D., 2007)
  • University of Massachusetts (B.A., 2004)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Maine
  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association
  • UMass Amherst Alumni Association

Honors & Awards

  • 2012 Massachusetts District Attorney's Spotlight Award for outstanding performance as a prosecutor

Representative Matters

Commonwealth v. Okoro, SJC-11659 (March 23, 2015)

Commonwealth v. Basey, 82 Mass. App. Ct. 278 (2012)

Commonwealth v. Hopkins, 79 Mass. App. Ct. 412 (2011)