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John C. Matthews, Officer

Attorney Bio

John C. Matthews was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey and has lived in Baltimore, New York City, and Miami.  He and his wife, Jessica, and their son Wyatt, currently live in Littleton, Colorado.

John joined White and Steele as Of Counsel in 2020.  Prior to that time, John was a litigation partner in the Miami office of a national law firm.  Before that, he worked in Manhattan and Miami as an associate for two national law firms.  John has represented clients in high-stakes litigation across the country involving issues such as the theft of trade secrets, breaches of commercial contracts, patent infringement, and insurance-related disputes.  He counsels alternative and traditional lenders, investment advisors, manufacturers, and real estate professionals on matters ranging from active litigations to risk mitigation.  John also regularly advises clients on matters related to data privacy, including conducting internal investigations and litigating matters involving the misuse of proprietary information.

John is admitted to the state courts of Colorado, New York and Florida.   He is also admitted to practice in the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District of Florida, the Eastern District of Florida, and the District of Colorado.  In his spare time, John enjoys spending time with his family, traveling to Baltimore for Ravens games, and working on his second legal thriller novel.


—Johns Hopkins University, B.A. Biology 2002
—Fordham University School of Law, JD 2006
—Fordham University School of Business, MBA 2006


—Colorado - temporarily authorized to practice pending admission under C.R.C.P. 205.6
—District of Colorado
—New York
—Southern District of Florida
—Middle District of Florida
—Southern District of New York
—Eastern District of New York


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