Matthew Dowell

Matthew Dowell

Alston & Bird LLP, Partner

Atlanta, Georgia

Matthew helps health care companies and other clients manage difficult litigation and investigations. Matthew has handled complex government investigations with dozens of witnesses, compelled arbitration against almost 20,000 class members and supervises a team that processes thousands of subpoenas each year for a Fortune 50 company. Matt Dowell focuses his practice on government investigations, health care litigation, and other complex litigation matters. Matt has conducted wide-ranging internal investigations and worked on criminal, civil, and administrative proceedings related to alleged violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and antitrust and securities laws. Matt routinely represents clients under investigation by the Department of Justice, the HHS Office of Inspector General, and state attorneys general. Matt has also represented clients in state and federal courts in complex matters involving health care regulations and payer-provider disputes. In 2014, the U.S. Department of State recognized Matt for his service with the Hague Convention Attorney Network, a group of lawyers that provides pro bono legal services to parents whose children have been abducted to the U.S. Matt tried two cases under the Hague Convention in federal court and secured the return of children to their parents in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Mexico. Matt received his J.D., with honors, from Emory University in 2011, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as an articles editor on the Emory Law Journal. In law school, he interned for at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia and with a superior court judge. Matt previously worked as an analyst for a trade organization in Washington, D.C.


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  • Partner
    Jan 2022 ∼ Present 10 months
  • Senior Associate
    May 2016 ∼ Jan 2022 5 years
  • Associate
    Feb 2016 ∼ May 2016 3 months
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