Prior to forming the Wolper Law Firm, Mr. Wolper was a partner with a national law firm, where he spent the first fourteen years of his career representing the largest Wall Street banks and brokerage firms in large dollar securities matters. This experience provided him with a deep understanding of the securities industry and how brokerage firms evaluate cases. This experience and insight, coupled with his focus, work ethic and trial readiness, gives Mr. Wolper a competitive advantage above his peers.
Matt Wolper is a trial lawyer who focuses exclusively on securities litigation and arbitration. Mr. Wolper has handled hundreds of securities matters nationwide before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), JAMS, and in state and federal court. Mr. Wolper has handled and tried cases involving complex financial products and strategies ranging from traditional stocks and bonds to options, margin and other securities-based lending products, closed/open-end mutual funds, structured products, hedge funds, and penny stocks.
Mr. Wolper earned his undergraduate degree from the Florida State University and obtained his law degree from Nova Southeastern University, where he graduated summa cum laude (top 2% of his class), and was a member of the Nova Law Review. Mr. Wolper maintains an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, the highest distinction awarded to attorneys for legal ability and professional ethics. Since 2012, Mr. Wolper has also been recognized as a “rising star” by SuperLawyers, a distinction reserved for less than 2.5% of attorneys within the state of Florida.
Outside of the practice of law, Mr. Wolper enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, traveling and coaching his kids’ athletic teams.
- B.A., Florida State University
- J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center (summa cum laude)
- South Cherry Street, LLC v. Hennessee Group, LLC, et al, 2009 WL 2032133(2d Cir. 2009)
- Stephan J. Lawrence v. Alan Goldberg, et al, 2009 WL 1974755 (11th Cir. 2009)
- In Re Bayou Hedge Fund Litigation, 2007 WL 2311927 (S.D.N.Y. July 31, 2007)
- Deitchman v. Bear, Stearns Securities Corp., 2007 WL 4592238 (S.D. Fla. Dec. 28, 2007
- “Manifest Disregard”: Not Yet Entirely Disregarded. Florida Bar Journal, September 2012“