Matthew D. LaBrie is a litigation associate in Orrick's Boston office. His practice focuses on complex commercial disputes as well as cybersecurity litigation and incident response.

In his commercial litigation practice, Matthew routinely assists clients at all stages of the litigation process, through motions practice, discovery, witness preparation, and trial. His litigation experience is broad, including data security litigation, securities litigation, shareholder derivative litigation, and class action defense, as well as commercial arbitration. Matthew also currently represents several companies defending against mass tort and products liability suits.

In his cybersecurity practice, Matthew counsels clients across the globe through all stages of a privacy or data security incident, navigating the relevant legal regimes, managing the response to and investigation of an incident, and handling any litigation or regulatory investigation resulting from the incident. Matthew spent a year based in Orrick's London office developing and coordinating Orrick's worldwide data breach incident response and litigation capabilities.

Matthew maintains an active pro bono practice. He has assisted individual clients with family law matters, advocated on behalf of veterans' rights, and represented human trafficking survivors in a series of federal cases*.

  • Commercial Litigation

    • Represented a technology company in a shareholder class action alleging securities fraud.*
    • Represented a medical device manufacturer in a highly technical arbitration over manufacturing and distribution rights.*
    • Represented a health care technology company in a putative class action alleging violations of the TCPA's junk fax rule.*

    Cybersecurity

    • Represents Arby’s Restaurant Group in defending against class action litigation and card brand claims arising from a data security incident announced in February 2017.
    • Represented Hilton Worldwide through trial regarding card brand claims stemming from two separate data security incidents that affected certain Hilton-branded hotels around the world in 2014 and 2015.
    • Advised multiple multi-national technology companies in its response to a cybersecurity incident that affected data subjects in dozens of jurisdictions across the United States, Europe, Asia and South America.

    *Please note: this experience is prior to Matthew joining Orrick.