Matthew Aibel represents clients in complex commercial litigation, business disputes, and breach-of-contract matters in federal and state court and in mediation and arbitration proceedings, and also in matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, and wage and hour disputes. Employers also rely on him for matters involving breach of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition. In particular, Matthew helps health care companies in litigation arising under ERISA and similar disputes and advises employers on issues such as technology in the workplace, artificial intelligence, social media, privacy, and the online conduct of employees.
Prior to joining Epstein Becker Green, Matthew served as a legal intern at the largest labor union representing officers of the New York City Police Department. In this role, he helped with state and federal litigation, collective bargaining issues, employee handbooks, and city Administrative Board hearings.
While at law school, Matthew was a member of the Editorial Board Staff of the Fordham Urban Law Journal, a competitor in and coach of the moot court program, and an intern in the criminal defense clinic. He was also given the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award for devoting more than 50 hours to pro bono and community service work during his years as a Fordham law student.
During his free time, Matthew volunteers for an urban squash program.