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Matthew Tharp

New York
7 Times Square
New York, NY 10036-6516
Tel: 212.833.1167
Fax: 212.373.7967

Matt Tharp joined Friedman Kaplan in February 2023 to focus on complex commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense.

Prior to joining Friedman Kaplan, Matt was a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP where he focused on securities litigation matters. Prior to that, he clerked for the Honorable Gabriel W. Gorenstein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Fast Facts


Washington University School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2019)

University of Missouri, B.A., cum laude (2014) 

Bar Admissions

State of New York

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York


The Honorable Gabriel W. Gorenstein, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Honors and Awards

Webster's Society Scholar

Dean's Leadership Award

Law Review and Publications

Staff Editor, Washington University Journal of Law and Policy