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Matthew W. Traylor

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  • Matthew was named for inclusion to the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, a Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service for lawyers under 40, for 2022
  • The National Black Lawyers Association, Top 40 Under 40


J.D., Cornell Law School, 2017

  • General Editor, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy

B.A., magna cum laude, Binghamton University, 2014

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York, 2018
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Matthew W. Traylor participates in various securities and shareholder activism matters.

As an associate in Olshan’s Shareholder Activism Practice, Matthew’s practice focuses on shareholder activism, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance.

Matthew received his J.D. from Cornell Law School and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Binghamton University. While attending law school, Matthew served as a General Editor for the Cornell Law Journal of Public Policy, Vice President of the Black Law Student Association, a member of the Public Interest Law Union, and a representative for the American Constitutional Society.

Prior to joining Olshan, Matthew was an associate at Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP where he specialized in prosecuting securities fraud, corporate governance, and shareholder rights litigation for some of the world’s largest institutional investors.

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