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Since joining the Firm in 2005, many companies and individuals have sought out Mr. Mateja’s counsel to represent them in “high stakes” matters. Catalogued below are a few such matters which illustrate the diverse interests he has represented in connection with a broad array of subject matters before numerous courts and governmental authorities:

Represented the interests of Missouri’s governor in connection with a federal investigation regarding unsubstantiated allegations of political patronage

Represented a Dallas-Ft. Worth DME company and its president in a federal criminal health care fraud prosecution

Represented a major, publicly-traded medical provider and leading home- and community-based service provider to the mentally ill in a joint federal/state whistleblower lawsuit alleging millions of dollars in damages

Counseled numerous companies on compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and federal export laws

Counseled numerous companies on compliance with the Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Represented a West Texas agribusiness in a major criminal and civil False Claims Act prosecution and investigation

Represented the former Chairman of the Board of Motient, Inc., before the Delaware Chancery Court in a shareholder derivative action

Represented Jonathan D. Nelson, former CFO of Patterson-UTI, Inc., in an appeal from his conviction and sentence resulting from the embezzlement of $78 million from Patterson-UTI

Served as a AAA arbitrator in an arbitration involving a hospital and claims administrator

Represented a West Texas hospital in connection with a federal whistleblower investigation

Represented a $900 million manufacturing concern in connection with parallel criminal and SEC investigations involving allegations of accounting fraud and self-dealing

Represented significant business concerns in connection with insurance coverage disputes

Represented a physician and a company executive in connection with separate federal anti-kickback investigations involving consulting agreements and medical device companies

Represented Atrium Companies, Inc., in suing a vendor and company insiders alleged to have short-shipped millions in packaging materials

Represented Innovation First, Inc., in suing the Dominion Multiple Employer Welfare Benefit Trust and American General Life Insurance Company, among others, in connection with Innovation First’s participation in the Trust

Represented numerous business interests, including a Fortune 500 company, in referring matters to various criminal authorities throughout the country for criminal prosecution

Represented an ambulance company in a federal Medicare/Medicaid fraud investigation and prosecution

Counseled a debt consolidation business on compliance matters, including compliance with various FTC regulations

Represented a physician in a federal criminal health care fraud investigation involving wheelchair prescriptions

Represented a money transmitting business in a federal unlicensed money transmitting business prosecution

Represented the founder of a major, publicly-traded medical concern in connection with an SEC insider-trading investigation

Represented a private equity manager in connection with an SEC fraud investigation

Represented an individual before DOJ’s Office of Pardon Attorney and in connection with his application for a federal pardon

Represented multiple individuals in connection with mortgage fraud investigations and prosecutions

Represented a publicly-traded, personal care products company in connection with an SEC investigation into allegations of fraud and self-dealing

Represented a physician in connection with a Texas Medical Board investigation