Biographical Sketch: Matthew S. Sheldon, Esq.Dawn Bellinger2019-03-11T01:13:19-04:00
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Sheldon Matthew MATTHEW S. SHELDON I PARTNER 901 New York Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001 USA 202.346.4027 firstname.lastname@example.org Page 1 of2 MattSheldon is a partner in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Litigation Practice. His practice focuses on the representation of financial services institutions in government investigations and litigation matters, including class action litigation. Mr. Sheldon also provides regulatory compliance advice to clients on a number of federal and state financial regulations. He joined Goodwin Procter in 2010. WORK FOR CLIENTS Mr. Sheldon represents financial institutions in a variety of contested matters in court and before federal and state administrative agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and numerous state attorneys general. He is actively representing consumer finance companies in CFPB examinations and enforcement proceedings. In the litigation context, Mr. Sheldon’s practice focuses on defending financial services institutions facing class action lawsuits pending in a variety of federal and state courts on a wide range of consumer and commercial finance issues. He also has counseled and represented clients on matters relating to federal banking and consumer finance regulations, such as the FCRA, ECOA, RESPA, TILA and FDCPA, as well as state banking and consumer protection statutes. Mr. Sheldon was part of the Goodwin team that represented Quicken Loans, Inc. before the United States Supreme Court, in Freeman v. Quicken Loans, Inc. (2011). The case involved an important consumer credit question under RESPA, which the Court decided unanimously in Quicken’s favor. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Mr. Sheldon is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Prior to joining Goodwin Procter, Mr. Sheldon was an associate with the law firm Williams Mullen, P.C. BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS C-3