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Matthew Sweet


Matt's practice focuses on the defense of complex general liability, product liability, construction, recreational, employment and professional liability matters.

Matt represents developers and other construction professionals in construction and design defect claims and in the defense of construction worksite accident claims.  He also represents manufacturers and distributors in a wide variety of product liability claims.  Further, Matt represents ski resorts and other recreational facilities, as well as nationally recognized restaurant and food service chains, in general and premises liability matters.  He also counsels and represents real estate agents, brokers and other real estate professionals in the defense of misrepresentation and other professional liability claims, as well as in general risk management matters.  Matt represents employers, including management and executive level employees, in employment-related legal issues and professional liability matters.  Matt also provides advice, counsel, and representation to clients on a variety of appellate issues.

While in law school, Matt completed an internship with the Hon. Nancy Gertner at the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, as well as at Krokidas & Bluestein LLP, the Law Offices of Howard Friedman, and the Center for Law and Education.  Matt was also honored by his classmates by being selected as the student-elected speaker for the Commencement of the Northeastern Class of 2009.

Following law school, Matt clerked for the Hon. Cynthia Cohen at the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

When away from the office, Matt enjoys running, playing golf, and spending time with his wife.

Associations and Organizations

Boston Bar Association, New Lawyers Division
Boston Regional Alumnae Chapter of Northeastern University School of Law

Community Involvement and Pro Bono

Matt has participated in the Middlesex District Attorney’s Domestic Violence Pro Bono Program, a partnership with the District Attorney’s Office to provide free legal assistance to domestic violence victims during the restraining order process.

  • Northeastern University School of Law, J.D. (2009)
  • Skidmore College, B.A., History and Government (2004)
Practice Areas
  • Construction
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • General Liability
Matthew D. Sweet
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