Areas of Practice
Commercial & Business Litigation
Matt represents companies and individuals in state and federal courts, arbitration and government investigations across a variety of practice areas including contracts, trade secrets, data privacy, partnership disputes, labor and employment, construction, regulatory, securities and fiduciary matters. Matt has tried several cases to jury verdicts in state and federal courts and conducted numerous arbitrations before tribunals such as JAMS, FINRA, the CME, CBOT, and CBOE.
Matt frequently represents business owners in control and fiduciary disputes. In his real estate practice, he has represented developers, property owners, general contractors, joint ventures and subcontractors in contract disputes, partnership disputes, mechanics’ lien claims and other matters. In his securities practice, he has represented advisers, private funds, broker dealers, commodity trading advisers and market makers in SEC enforcement actions, investor disputes, government investigations and regulatory matters at Chicago's financial exchanges.
Prior to completing his J.D., Matt worked for several years in debt, equity and derivatives markets. Matt received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and law degree, cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 2001
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May 26, 2022 News
GCT welcomes Matthew M. Showel as a partner to the firm’s Commercial & Business Litigation Group.Read More
February 23, 2021 News
Golan Christie Taglia is delighted to announce the inclusion of 16 firm attorneys to the 2021 Leading and Emerging Lawyers lists for their outstanding work in a wide range of areas including Closely & Privately Held Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy & Workout Law: Commercial and more.Read More
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