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Matthew J. Youssef, Associate


Mr. Youssef is a trial lawyer admitted to practice in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. His litigation practice focuses on business disputes and commercial litigation in all three jurisdictions. Mr. Youssef also regularly handles matters involving real estate disputes, community associations, residential and commercial construction defects, landlord-tenant disputes, and creditor's rights litigation.

Mr. Youssef also advises a number of small businesses and startups on legal issues relating to intellectual property protection, infringement, and litigation as well as Software License Agreements and Software as a Service Agreements.

In addition to a wide range of state and federal court litigation, Mr. Youssef has also represented clients in administrative hearings before the Home Improvement Commission, Insurance Administration, and Board of Contract Appeals.

Mr. Youssef, a long-time resident of Baltimore City, and a member of the Advisory Board for Harlem Park Elementary Middle School located in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore. Before law school, Mr. Youssef was an Americorp volunteer with Boys Hope Girls Hope of Baltimore and resided at the home as a residential counselor. BHGH Baltimore is a privately funded, non-profit multi-denominational organization that provides at-risk children with a stable home, positive parenting, high quality education, and the support needed to reach their full potential.

Honors & Awards

  • Maryland's 2016 VIP List - Successful by 40 by The Daily Record
  • Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Business Litigation, 2013-2017
  • Maryland's 2011 "20 in Their Twenties" by The Daily Record


 

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2010
  • U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2010
  • District of Columbia, 2013
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 2013
  • Virginia, 2013
  • U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia, 2014
  • U.S. District Court of the Western District of Virginia, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2017

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of LawBaltimore, MD
    J.D., 2009
  • University of ScrantonScranton, PA
    B.S., Economics, 2005

Associations

  • American Bar Association
    Vice-Chair, ABA Young Lawyer’s Division, Public Contract Law Committee, 2011-2012
  • Maryland State Bar Association
    Young Lawyers Section, Member
  • Bar Association of Baltimore City
    Young Lawyers Division Executive Council, Communications Committee Chair & Member-At Large, 2011-2012
    Communications and News Journal Committee, 2015-2016
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
    Member
  • Virginia Bar Association
    Member
  • Virginia State Bar
    Member
  • Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2010-2014
    Government Contracts Committee Member, 2011-2012
  • Business Volunteers Maryland
    GIVE Advisory Committee, 2015-Present
  • Business Volunteers Maryland
    GIVE Class of 2014
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope of Baltimore
    Young Professional Committee, 2011-2016
  • DRI
    Member