Associate

Matthew D. Camm

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Matthew Camm represents individuals, small businesses, and public pension funds and other institutional investors harmed by securities and consumer fraud, environmental disasters, toxic exposure, and dangerous or defective products.

Matthew has assisted working people along the Gulf Coast seeking compensation for economic losses suffered in the wake of the BP oil spill. He has also contributed to discovery and motion practice in securities fraud litigation against St. Jude Medical, Inc.; Barrick Gold Corporation; and Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and in product liability litigation involving Takata airbags and the blood thinner Xarelto®, among other matters.

While in law school, Matthew founded and served as president of the LSU Law Association for Justice, completed externships with the Louisiana Attorney General and the Honorable Trudy M. White of the Nineteenth Judicial District Court, and clerked for three Baton Rouge law firms. He was also a three-year Chancellor’s Scholarship recipient and a graduate editor of the Journal of Civil Law Studies.

Prior to law school, Matthew worked for a state-funded organization in New Orleans that represents indigent criminal defendants in state post-conviction and federal habeas corpus proceedings. He also worked in the Washington, D.C. office of a global law firm and as a contract reporter for a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper.

 

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Education

  • J.D., Louisiana State University Paul M. Herbert Law Center, 2014
  • B.A. cum laude, Carleton College, 2004

Associations

  • American Association for Justice
  • Louisiana Association for Justice
  • South Carolina Association for Justice

Licensed In

  • Louisiana

Admitted to Practice Before

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Casework

BP Oil Spill

On April 20, 2010, BP’s oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded, killing 11 workers and spilling close to 5 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The spill caused untold and ongoing damage to the Gulf Coast residents and environment.

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