Matt Mueller is a former federal prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer. He represents individual and corporate clients in Florida and across the nation in tax, securities, and health care matters, regulatory enforcement actions, grand jury investigations, whistleblower matters, and civil litigation. His clients appreciate Matt’s experienced counsel, tireless preparation, and fearless advocacy when they face sensitive investigations and high-stakes litigation matters. Prior to co-founding Fogarty Mueller Harris, he was a shareholder at a prominent securities and commercial litigation firm where he led the firm’s white-collar practice.
He began his legal career as a Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division in Washington, D.C., joining the Department through the prestigious Attorney General’s Honors Program in 2007. During his time with the Tax Division, Matt served as the lead prosecutor on a variety of criminal tax investigations, including cases involving personal, corporate, and employment tax evasion in federal districts around the country.
Matt later joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Tamps. In that role, he led white-collar criminal investigations, including matters involving criminal tax fraud and evasion, health care fraud, fraud against the government, environmental and regulatory offenses, securities fraud, mortgage fraud, and public corruption.
In private practice, Matt has represented clients in a broad array of federal investigations and civil enforcement actions, including allegations relating to domestic and offshore tax evasion, foreign bank account compliance, international extradition, securities fraud, cryptocurrency, public corruption, money laundering, health care fraud, antitrust violations, and deceptive and unfair trade practices. He has also represented federal equity receivers and whistleblowers in FTC, SEC, CFTC, and IRS matters.