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Matthew Noller



Matthew Noller represents clients in securities-related disputes, other high-stakes commercial litigation, and engagements that draw on his talent as a writer and appellate advocate.

He has represented banks, insurers, telecoms, and other clients raising challenging legal questions regarding securities law and the role of the courts. In addition to his extensive work at the trial level, Matthew has significant experience representing parties in appeals; he has authored numerous briefs before state and federal appellate courts, including in appeals raising complex issues of personal jurisidiction, fraud, and insider trading.

For his representation of a Dominican woman in a complex family court matter, he was given the Sanctuary for Families’ Above & Beyond Pro Bono Award.

Matthew graduated first in his class, with the highest grade point average in school history at the time, from the University of Georgia School of Law. There, he served as executive articles editor of the Georgia Law Review, won his school’s moot court competition, and was named best oralist in the Southeast Regional Round of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Before joining Holwell Shuster & Goldberg, Matthew was a litigation associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.  Before that, he clerked for the Hon. William A. Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


  • Recipient of the Sanctuary for Families’ Above & Beyond Pro Bono Award

Notable Cases

Notable Cases

  • Drafted amicus brief for a prominent think tank in U.S. Supreme Court case Salman v. United States, arguing for reversal of Ninth Circuit decision adopting expansive standard for insider-trading liability.
  • Insurance company in multi-billion-dollar fraud case in which plaintiffs alleged fraud in the settlement of a securities class action in 1998.
  • Briefed Tennessee Supreme Court appeal successfully arguing that Tennessee courts lacked personal jurisdiction over credit-rating agency.
  • Briefed successful argument that plaintiffs could not pursue class arbitration challenging cable company’s subscription fees. 

News and Writings


  • Note, "Darkness on the Edge of Town: How Entitlements Theory Can Shine a Light on Termination of Transfers in Sound Recordings," 46 Ga. L. Rev. 763 (2012)
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  • Hon. William A. Fletcher, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2013 - 2014 


University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2013)

University of Georgia (A.B.J., B.A., magna cum laude, 2010)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
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