MATTHEW A. FOLEY

Blue Bell, PA +1.267.419.1536

f. +1.267.419.1560

mafoley@flammlaw.com

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PRACTICE AREAS

Labor and Employment

Commercial Litigation

Creditors’ Rights

Business Transactions & Commercial Finance

 

PRACTICE

Matt represents clients in commercial disputes. These clients range from small, individually owned companies to national financial services firms. Matt has litigated and tried cases in state and federal courts as well as in private arbitrations and administrative hearings.

Matt also advises companies and institutions on labor-and-employment matters. He was represented employers before courts and administrative agencies. He also has experience assisting employers with union representation matters, collective bargaining, arbitrations, and unfair-labor-practice proceedings. Matt also advises clients on best-employment procedures and practices, restrictive covenants, discrimination claims, and federal regulations such as the Clery and National Labor Relations Acts.

Prior to joining the Firm, Matt worked at a prominent Philadelphia law firm where he was part of a team that defended the directors and executives of a large publicly-listed media company against criminal and civil charges involving financial fraud.

 

INDUSTRIES

Construction

Financial Services

Public and Private Employers

 

ADMISSIONS

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Superior Court of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

 

EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania Law School, JD 2005

Ohio State University, BA 2002

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

University of Pennsylvania Law School, James Wilson Fellow

Ohio State University, BA, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

 

ASSOCIATIONS

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Montgomery Bar Association

Penn Suburban Chamber of Commerce

Associated Builders and Contractors, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter

 

PUBLICATIONS & PUBLIC SPEAKING

Quoted in 8 Ways to Unplug From Work During Your Summer Vacation, Aaron Guerro,

U.S. News & World Report, July 10, 2013, available at http://money.usnews.com

/money/careers/articles/2013/07/10/8-ways-to-unplug-:from-work-during-your-summervacation

 

Co-author, 'Loss Causation' Helps Rationalize Sentencing in Securities Fraud Cases,

The Legal Intelligencer, July 22, 2009

 

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Drafted Motion to Dismiss that resulted in dismissal of claims by Brewery Owner against General Contractor and Subcontractor.

Obtained favorable settlements on behalf of an equipment lease finance company in which lessors did not receive any equipment from vendor.

Successfully defended claim by newspaper publisher against digital-printing press manufacturer and service provider for improper service and warranty of machine

Successfully defended against unfair labor practice charges brought by National Labor Relations Board alleging improper refusal to hire against Electrical Contractor.

Successfully tried a number of bench-trials on behalf of national equipment lease financing lender.

Successfully represented refuge from South Sudan in reversing USCIS Notice of Intent to deny his application for permanent residence and obtaining citizenship status for refuge.