Gregory H. Mathews

Gregory H. Mathews

Kang Haggerty LLC
  • Business Law, Insurance Claims, Securities Law
  • Pennsylvania
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Greg is a highly experienced lawyer specializing in a variety of complex commercial litigation and corporate counseling. Before he entered private practice, Greg served four years as Special Counsel to the Office of Disclosure Policy at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. As a member of the Commission’s Corporate Governance Project, he co-authored the Staff Report on Corporate Accountability (Committee Print, U.S. Senate 1980).

After he entered private practice, Greg headed the securities law practice of a prominent Philadelphia law firm. There, Greg handled various securities matters including public and private offerings of securities, Securities Exchange Act reporting by companies and insiders and compliance counseling for investment advisers. Greg also defended corporate officers and directors in securities litigation and SEC investigations.

Between 1994 and 2004, Greg managed litigation and counselled various business lines for Wachovia Corporation and several predecessor bank holding companies. As Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, he managed an active docket of over 300 cases covering a broad range of claims, including class actions, employment, contract and trust administration disputes as well as SEC and NASD claims. In 2004, he returned to private practice, focusing on various business disputes, including civil RICO and business torts. He also counsels employers on various matters, including protecting their confidential information and employment counseling.

Greg is a frequent guest speaker and lecturer on a variety of corporate, securities, and litigation topics

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Securities Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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2nd Circuit
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3rd Circuit
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4th Circuit
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  • English
Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Kang Haggerty LLC
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Effective Dispute Resolution LLC
- Current
Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel
Wachovia Corporation
Antioch College
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State University of New York - College at Geneseo
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University of Florida
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Best Lawyers in America - Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Wells Fargo Fidelity Award
Philadelphia Bar Association
Professional Associations
Philadelphia Bar Foundation
Activities: Trustee, 2000-2004; Secretary, 2004; Treasurer, 2000-2003; Andrew Hamilton Circle
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Philadelphia Bar Association
Activities: Member, Board of Governors, 1999-2004; Treasurer, 2000-2002; Chair, Business Law Section, 1999; Co-Chair, Commerce Program Judges Pro Tem Committee, 2004-2009; Co-Chair, Commerce Court Task Force, 1997, 1998
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Association of Corporate Counsel
Activities: Chair, National Corporate and Securities Law Committee, 2001; Chair, Litigation Issues Practice Group, 1997-2000
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American Bar Association
Activities: Member, Litigation Section; Member, Dispute Resolution Section; Fellow, American Bar Foundation
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Articles & Publications
“Apologies Can Make All the Difference in Dispute Resolution” by Gregory H. Mathews
Legal Intelligencer - June 1, 2005, p. A 6
“Broadening Corporate Discretion Through Constituency Statutes: A Pennsylvania Case Study” by Gregory H. Mathews and Steven A. Reed
17 ACCA Docket - (March/April 1999) 36-54
“Mediation and other ADR Advocacy in Philadelphia’s Commerce Case Program” by Gregory H. Mathews, Professor Harold Abramson and Hon. Howland Abramson
Bench-Bar Conference, Philadelphia Bar Association, Atlantic City, New Jersey - October 1, 2005
“Philadelphia Commerce Case Management Program: Judge Pro Tempore Training Session” by Gregory H. Mathews, Hon. Mark I. Bernstein, Hon. Arnold L. New, Hon. Albert W. Sheppard, Jr., Linda R. Singer
Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, Pa. - April 20, 2009
“Recent Developments in the Commerce Case Program” by Gregory H. Mathews, Mitchell Bach, Hon. Howland Abramson, Hon. Albert Sheppard and others
Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, Pa - June 13, 2006
“SEC Enforcement Investigation: What You Need to Know” by Gregory H. Mathews, Kenneth B. Winer, Samuel J. Winer and Gregory R. Bruch
21 ACC Docket - (November/December 2003) 96-113
“Ten Questions for the Honorable Howland Abramson” by Gregory H. Mathews and Hon. Howland Abramson
The Philadelphia Lawyer - (Spring 2007)
Certified Mediator Training
Pepperdine University School of Law
Websites & Blogs
Gregory H. Mathews' Website Profile
Kang Haggerty LLC Website
Business Litigation Trends For Lawyers
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Contact & Map
Kang Haggerty LLC
Philadelphia Office
123 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19109
Telephone: (215) 525-5850