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Matthew P. Hoxsie is a member of the Litigation and Appeals & Legal Issues practice groups, resident in the firm’s Phoenix office. Matthew is focused on efficient business-driven strategies across a wide-range of practice areas, from business litigation (including appeals) to securities compliance and blockchain guidance, with a strong focus on civil and appellate procedure.

Business and Class Action Litigation

Matthew’s litigation experience spans a wide range of civil matters, including consumer class action, breach of contract, antitrust, False Claims Act, securities, and other complex commercial disputes, before both state and federal trial courts. In particular, Matthew has considerable experience representing clients defending putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) class action suits. Matthew has deep knowledge of the applicable federal statute and regulation – 47 U.S.C. § 227 and 47 C.F.R. § 64.1200 – and the various defenses to plaintiff’s claims, both on a named-plaintiff and class-wide basis.

Appeals and Legal Issues

Matthew’s appellate and legal issues practice includes representing clients on constitutional, statutory, and administrative claims. He has represented clients before both divisions of the Arizona Court of Appeals, the Arizona Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. Matthew also regularly advises government agencies and corporate clients on constitutional, statutory, and regulatory compliance.

Blockchain & Digital Assets

As a member of Greenberg Traurig’s Blockchain & Digital Assets Group, Matthew advises clients with respect to financial regulation and securities compliance of DeFi structures, NFT exchanges and cryptocurrency platforms, conducts comprehensive risk assessments regarding varying regulatory and business concerns, and develops effective Terms and Conditions and other documents and disclaimers. 

Capabilities

Experience

  • Second-chaired misdemeanor prosecution resulting in guilty verdicts.°
  • Represented, pro bono, a plaintiff/appellant before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in a hostile work environment suit.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Hoxsie prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Janis L. Sammartino, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, 2016
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. James A. Soto, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, 2016
  • Legal Extern, San Diego City Attorney’s Office, 2015

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, “Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars,” 2022
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Dispute Resolution - Appellate: Courts of Appeal, 2021
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Dispute Resolution - Appellate: Supreme Courts (States and Federal), 2021

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, 2017
    • Case Notes Editor, Arizona Law Review
  • B.A., University of Rhode Island, 2011
Clerkships
  • Hon. Robert M. Brutinel, Arizona Supreme Court, 2018-2019
  • Hon. Maria Elena Cruz, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, 2017-2018
Admissions
  • Arizona
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit