Matthew G. Boyd

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Matthew G. Boyd has substantial experience representing clients in the private and public sectors in complex litigation and constitutional law claims throughout federal and state courts, including major healthcare providers, financial institutions, insurance companies, school districts, entrepreneurs, government agencies, and labor unions.

Matthew G. Boyd

Legal Experience That Stands Out

Matt represents corporations and private individuals in complex business and partnership disputes, zoning, land use, and employment issues. His practice includes defending and prosecuting administrative, trial, and appellate actions, including on Section 1983 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII, the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Act, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act issues. He has also led investigations concerning employment matters for public and private clients.

While earning his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, Matt served as Board Administrator of the Moot Court Board and Production Editor for the Villanova Journal of Catholic Social Thought. He served as a law clerk for the Hon. Richard P. Conaboy of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Matt continues the firm’s commitment to community service as Commissioner for the Abington Youth Basketball League, and as coach in the Abington Little League, and Abington Youth Flag Football Leagues.

Representative Matters

  • Winning a jury trial defense verdict in a case where claims were made that a bank unlawfully liquidated millions of dollars of its customer’s security accounts.
  • Won dismissal of several claims for an international hotel franchise in a breach of contract action.
  • Defeated a class action lawsuit against the City of Scranton.
  • Obtained a multimillion-dollar judgment in a business partnership dispute.
  • Won favorable decisions in labor disputes before federal and state arbitrators.
  • Successfully prosecuted and defeated ADA and FHA issues in federal and state courts.

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Education
  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2006, cum laude
  • Marist College, B.S., 2002, summa cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Honors and Awards

Super Lawyer, Rising Star, 2013 – 2017

 

 

Memberships
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Lackawanna County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association