Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC is pleased to announce that Matt Hart has joined the firm as senior counsel.
“We are delighted to welcome Matt Hart to the firm as the head of our new white collar defense and investigations practice group,” said Bob Spotswood, the firm’s senior partner. “The skill set that Matt has developed and honed during his two decades as a federal and state prosecutor will further strengthen our firm’s ability to serve clients facing government investigation or enforcement action. We look forward to Matt’s contributions to our firm.”
Hart prosecuted public corruption and white collar criminal cases for over twenty years. He served as an Assistant United States Attorney and as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Alabama. During his time as federal prosecutor in the Northern District of Alabama, Hart established and directed a nationally renowned federal-state corruption task force which produced over 125 convictions in high-profile matters. His cases included corruption related to the Alabama two-year college system and corruption in the management of the Jefferson County sewer rehabilitation. After leaving the Department of Justice, Hart returned to the Alabama Attorney General’s Office where he founded and was the chief of the Special Prosecutions Division. The SPD focused on investigating and prosecuting corruption in Alabama State government. He led the investigation and prosecution of numerous high profile matters involving public entities and officials in the State of Alabama.
“Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC is a respected firm with a hard-earned reputation for excellence inside and outside the courtroom, at both the trial and appellate levels,” said Mr. Hart. “Joining Spotswood was an easy decision for me. The firm operates with integrity and its attorneys are elite practitioners and advocates. I look forward to offering the highest level of service to individual and corporate clients.”
Founded in 2001, Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC is a boutique litigation firm in Birmingham, Alabama, specializing in complex business litigation. The firm has been involved in virtually every high-profile, complex litigation matter in Alabama in the past decade. It is one of the few firms in America recognized, on the defense side, as a Go-To Law Firm by Corporate Counsel Magazine and, on the plaintiffs’ side, as having obtained one of the Top 50 Jury Verdicts by the National Law Journal. The firm has been recognized by Chambers & Partners, Benchmark Litigation, and U.S. News’ “Best Law Firms.” Its lawyers have been rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, listed among the Best Lawyers in America, and rated by Super Lawyers.