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Matthew Wells Powell

Matthew Wells Powell

Practice areas:

Accountants Liability Defense, Litigation

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About Me

Matthew Powell is a litigation partner practicing in both state and federal court. Defined broadly, Matthew’s expertise is in complex business litigation. The cases he has litigated range from real estate transactions to environmental contamination to construction disputes. However, Matthew specializes in defending professional liability actions against accountants and accounting firms.


Matthew defends accounting firms in actions arising from audit services, tax services and litigation support services. He litigates cases ranging from securities fraud class actions to common law negligence and fraud actions to unfair competition actions. In addition, Matthew represents accountants and accounting firms in administrative proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission and the California Board of Accountancy.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Accountants Liability Defense: 50%

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Contact Info

WILKE FLEURY HOFFELT GOULD & BIRNEY , LLP

400 Capitol Mall 22nd Floor
Sacramento, CA, 95814

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive200208/16/2015
CAActive198405/25/2015
AKSuspended Admin200412/12/2014

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerWilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney, LLP2015 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Sacramento County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
California State University, SacramentoN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1981