Matt Vega is a member of Littler CaseSmart® team and is based in Tennessee. He is responsible for handling administrative agency charges from investigation to conclusion. He works on client-dedicated service teams, focused on handling charges. He investigates charge allegations, reviews pertinent documents, interviews key witnesses, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. In partnership with the client, Matt defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information and/or pursues resolution of the charge through formal or informal settlement negotiations.
Matt has practiced law for over 25 years for a variety of clients of a private law firm, and as in-house counsel for three Fortune 500 companies, including one of the world’s largest express transportation companies. He has extensive experience handling employment litigation and regulatory issues arising under a broad range of federal statutes such as:
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
- The Family Medical Leave Act
- The Fair Labor Standards Act
- The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
- The Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act
Besides his law practice, Matt enjoyed a successful academic career as a professor of law and ethics and dean of an ABA-accredited law school.