Matthew S. Warner is an Associate in the firm's Litigation  and Data Security  Groups practicing from the Portland office.

Before joining Preti Flaherty in 2013, Matthew worked for years in government  and public affairs. He owned and managed a speechwriting and political  communications company since 2007.  In this role, he worked with clients around  the world, ranging from West Africa to Europe and from Washington, D.C. to New  York City. He also served as Speechwriter for the U.S. Ambassador to NATO in  Brussels, Belgium. Matthew has extensive experience with political campaigns and  the legislative process, having worked in grassroots advocacy for the past  decade.

Matthew is a graduate of Boston University and holds a J.D. from Columbia Law  School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and an LL.M. from the  London School of Economics. Matthew lives in Portland, Maine.

Practice Areas


  • Boston University (B.A., 2006)
  • Columbia University School of Law (J.D., 2011)
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • London School of Economics (LL.M., 2011)
    • Merit


  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine

Professional Affiliations

  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Maine School of Law

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized as a New England Rising Star in the area of general  litigation