Matthew P. Woodard is an associate at KSF’s New Orleans office, where his practice focuses on prosecuting complex securities fraud class actions.
Matthew played a key role in securing KSF’s appointment as Lead and Co-Lead Counsel in actions against The Boston Beer Company, Inc., Waterdrop, Inc., Workhorse Group, Inc., CarLotz, Inc., Qudian Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., Intellipharmaceutics International, Inc., Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, and Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V.
He is as a member of a litigation team that has helped recover more than $336 million for shareholders. Pearlstein et al. v. BlackBerry et al. ($165 million settlement); Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton ($100 million settlement); In re Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. N.V. Sec. Litig. ($44 million settlement); Abramson v. NewLink Genetics Corp. et al. ($13.5 million settlement); In re Tesco PLC Sec. Litig. ($12 million settlement).
Matthew received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English, cum laude with honors, from The University of the South: Sewanee and his Juris Doctor degree from Tulane University School of Law. During law school, Matthew served as the Senior Managing Editor for the Tulane Journal of Law & Sexuality: Volume 21.
- Tulane University, 2012, J.D.
- The University of the South: Sewanee, 2009, B.A., cum laude
- United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Louisiana
- United States District Courts for the Western District of Louisiana