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Matthew F. Lintner



Matt Lintner has extensive experience litigating complex corporate, commercial, and fiduciary matters. Matt represents corporations, directors and officers, and investors in class, derivative, and individual actions involving corporate governance and breach of fiduciary duty. He also represents clients in a wide variety of business tort, trust and contract actions, including trade secret and unfair competition claims. 

Matt was appointed by Attorney General Beau Biden to be the Director of the Fraud Division for the Delaware Department of Justice, and in that position was responsible for all civil and criminal enforcement under the securities, antitrust, consumer protection, data security and unfair competition laws in the state. He was also responsible for the prosecution of all corporate fraud, health care fraud and charity fraud in Delaware.

  • Litigation involving the fiduciary duties of directors and officers of Delaware companies
  • Disputes between managers and members of Delaware limited liability companies
  • Actions for inspection of books and records of Delaware companies
  • Actions for appraisal of the value of the shares of Delaware companies
  • Litigation over material adverse effect and material adverse change clauses
  • Fiduciary breaches by trustees of Delaware trusts
  • Internal corporate investigations
  • Securities fraud
  • Trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition
  • Covenants not to compete

Professional Affiliations

Delaware State Bar Association
American Bar Association


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Best Lawyers, 2021 - Present

T 302.888.6828
F 302.571.1750


Delaware, 2003
California, 1990


Stanford Law School, JD, June 1990, Member Stanford Law Review
Dartmouth College, BA, magna cum laude in Philosophy, June 1987, Member Phi Beta Kappa

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