Matt Wilson is a principal with the firm Meyer Wilson, where he prosecutes the firm's class action cases. He has served as class counsel in cases throughout the country involving defective products, consumer and investor fraud, privacy, mortgage problems, and deceptive advertising. Most recently, Matt has been court-appointed class counsel in numerous cases in which the defendants were alleged to have made unauthorized calls or sent text messages to cellular phones through the use of an automated telephone dialing system in violation of the federal telephone consumer protection statute ("TCPA"). The TCPA class settlements in which Matt has been class counsel has resulted in over $260 million in cash put back in the pockets of consumers.
Before joining Meyer Wilson in 2006, Matt spent four years with the international law firm Jones Day, and two years prior to that with Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP. During those six years, he defended many of the world's largest corporations in class actions, wage and hour collective actions, and other types of complex civil litigation.
Matt graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in Philosophy from Denison University. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia Law School. Matt is licensed to practice in California and Ohio.
Matt is a member of the Class Action Preservation Project Committee with Public Justice. He is a frequent speaker on class action law and practice.