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Matthew S. McDonnell


Matthew McDonnell is an Associate in Hinckley Allen’s Litigation group. His practice focuses on representing individuals and businesses in complex civil litigation and white-collar criminal matters in state and federal court.

Matt has been involved in representing individuals and businesses in civil disputes involving breaches of contract and fiduciary duties, various torts including negligence and invasion of privacy, and alleged civil rights violations. He has also helped defend individuals and business entities during the course of state and federal investigations related to fraudulent business and healthcare practices.

Matt has served as a legal intern at the Massachusetts Securities Division and a compliance intern at the Harvard Management Company. Matt received his M.B.A. as part of a dual-degree program at Northeastern University, during which time he served as the Chief Compliance Officer for the 360 Huntington Fund, a student-run mutual fund.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate
  • Barrett & Singal
    • Associate
  • Koufman & Frederick, LLP
    • Paralegal

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association
    • Co-chair of the Pro-Bono sub-committee, New Lawyers Forum (September 2020 – Present)
    • Liaison to the White Collar committee, New Lawyers Forum (September 2018 – May 2020)

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

News & Insight

Firm News

Hinckley Allen Expands Litigation Group with Eight Lateral Hires from Barrett & Singal

January 5, 2021

Hinckley Allen today announced that eight trial lawyers from Barrett & Singal have joined the Firm, including Co-Chairs of Barrett & Singal’s Litigation group, Co-Chairs of its Research Misconduct group, and its General Counsel. All eight new hir…