Matt Goddeyne joined Barnett Kirkwood Long Koche & Foster in February 2019. Between July 2017 and February 2019 he worked as an attorney for the Todd Foster Law Group, a boutique criminal defense firm in Tampa, where he defended clients from white collar criminal charges, health care investigations, and regulatory enforcement actions. Prior to joining the Todd Foster Law Group, Matt served as an Assistant District Attorney at the Manhattan, New York District Attorney’s Office. While at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, Matt investigated and prosecuted complex white-collar crime as a member of the Major Economic Crimes Bureau. In his nine-year career as an Assistant District Attorney, Matt was responsible for all facets of criminal litigation, including pre-arrest investigations, search warrant practice, grand jury presentations, complex motion practice, and jury trials. His areas of responsibility included international bank fraud and sanctions violations, insider trading, the unlicensed remission of money, attorney embezzlement, and high-value grand larcenies. He also regularly worked with federal and local law enforcement agencies and coordinated with federal regulators.
Matt represents clients in the firm’s white-collar and civil fraud practice areas. He calls on years of experience when defending the firm’s clients in legally and factually complex matters. Matt has a particular expertise in document intensive cases and complicated motion practice. Matt’s areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, insider trading, wire fraud, bank fraud, conspiracy, and racketeering.
- White Collar Defense
- Regulatory Enforcement Actions
- Civil Investigations
- University of Notre Dame, School of Law – 2008
- University of Michigan, with Honors and Distinction – 2004
- New York
- Middle District of Florida
- Northern District of Florida
- Southern District of New York
- Eastern District of New York
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS
- Goldburg-Cacciatore Criminal Law American Inn of Court – Member