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Matthew Prewitt
Schiff Hardin LLP

Matt is a trial lawyer with a national practice in trade secrets litigation, disputes arising from the theft or destruction of electronic data, breach of restrictive covenants, and related claims for unfair competition and business torts. As lead trial counsel, Matt has obtained injunctive relief in expedited proceedings in more than a dozen states and has won case-terminating sanctions for destruction of electronic data in multiple suits. In addition to his trial practice, Matt frequently counsels clients on issues of data protection and employee mobility. Matt is the chair of Schiff Hardin’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Team, co-chair of the firm’s Trade Secrets and Employee Mobility Team, and a member of the firm’s e-Discovery Committee. Matt is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He is an adjunct professor of law at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Matt is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School.