Matthew Galeotti



Matthew Galeotti focuses his practice primarily on criminal, regulatory and internal investigations. He has represented financial institutions, corporations and individuals in connection with inquires conducted by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, US Congress and other US and international agencies. He has particular experience in financial fraud, money laundering and data breach investigations.

From 2013-2014, Mr. Galeotti served as a law clerk to Honorable Pamela K. Chen of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York. While in law school, he worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Deborah Batts of the Southern District of New York and the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Publications & News


July 14, 2016

Brooklyn Defender Services Recognizes WilmerHale’s Pro Bono Contributions

The firm has provided pro bono support to the Family Defense Practice in parents' rights cases since 2011, and several current and former WilmerHale lawyers have served on the organization's advisory board.

April 17, 2015

WilmerHale Honored by New York’s City Bar Justice Center

On April 1, a group of lawyers from the firm’s New York office attended the City Bar Justice Center’s 10th annual gala, where WilmerHale and IBM were honored for their leadership and dedication to public service.


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JD, Columbia Law School, 2011, Notes and Submissions Editor, Columbia Human Rights Law Review

BA, Political Science, cum laude, Villanova University, 2008

Bar Admissions

New York


The Hon. Pamela K. Chen, US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2013 - 2014

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