June 28, 2022

Volume XII, Number 179


Matt Austin

Matt focuses his practice on healthcare and white-collar litigation, using his experience as both an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office, where he was cross–designated to handle both criminal and civil matters, and as an Assistant Solicitor in South Carolina’s First Circuit Solicitor’s Office. He has had more than 20 criminal jury trials tried to verdict, in addition to a three–week complex civil trial involving faulty construction claims while in private practice. Matt has successfully led grand jury investigations and prosecutions of a wide range of white-collar crimes involving more than 20 different federal agencies.


Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Previous Professional Experience

  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Charleston, S.C. (2014–2020)

  • Litigation Associate, Charleston office of S.C. law firm (2013–2014)

  • First Circuit Solicitor’s Office, Assistant Solicitor (2010–2013)

  • AudiaHealth, LLC, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (2008–2010)


  • Charleston School of Law, JD (2009)

  • Medical University of South Carolina, MHA, Healthcare (2012)

  • University of the South (Sewanee), BA, History (2005)


Articles in the National Law Review database by Matt Austin