Matthew P. O’Brien is based in the firm’s Miami office. He is a litigator with experience in high profile, complex cases in state and federal court. Prior to joining Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, Mr. O’Brien worked for five years with well-known defense attorney, Roy Black, where he handled complex commercial litigation, civil trial, and appeals in state and federal court. His experience encompasses every aspect of litigation through trial and appeal, including international and multi-district litigation. He also handles transactional work and is a member of the firm’s corporate practice group.
Mr. O’Brien is the chair of the firm’s white collar criminal defense practice group which represents individuals and corporations in a wide range of white collar criminal cases and investigations.
Mr. O’Brien is admitted to the Florida bar. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.
PRACTICE AREAS Admiralty and Maritime Claims Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Defense Hospitality Law Claims Insurance Defense Commercial Litigation Property and Casualty Complex Business Disputes Products Liability Medical Malpractice Defense
EDUCATION J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2004 B.S., Duke University, 2001
BAR ADMISSIONS Florida
COURT ADMISSIONS U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
MEMBERSHIPS Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)