Matthew R. Barnes


(412) 263-1842 (412) 263-4253
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Practice Areas

U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
B.A., summa cum laude, University of Pittsburgh

MATTHEW R. BARNES is an associate at Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. He is a member of the Litigation Practice Group.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Barnes was a litigation associate for a leading international law firm. His litigation experience involves commercial disputes, noncompete agreements, intellectual property, wrongful termination, personal injury, first amendment, and election law.

A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Mr. Barnes was a member of the Georgetown Law Criminal Justice Clinic, where he represented clients in Washington D.C. Superior Court.  For his work in the clinic, he received Georgetown’s Alan J. Goldstein Award, an honor given to the clinic member who best demonstrates “the use of intelligence, creativity, and resourcefulness in defending clients; the pursuit of excellence as a lawyer; and the ability to lead and inspire others to maximize their potential as lawyers.” He also served as Senior Executive Editor of the Food & Drug Law Journal and was a member of Georgetown’s Moot Court team.

Mr. Barnes graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in History. While at the University of Pittsburgh, he was the Opinions Editor of The Pitt News.

In his spare time, Mr. Barnes enjoys musical theater, political history, tennis, acoustic guitar, and public speaking.

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