Matt Mohwinkel is a director in the Disputes & Investigations practice based in the Irvine, California office. He has more than 15 years of experience working with Fortune 500 corporations and AmLaw 100 law firms on their critical complex litigation and investigations. He serves as a strategic advisor, relationship manager, and engagement leader to corporate clients in the financial services, life sciences health care, and energy industries and to law firm clients in white collar crime, antitrust, and electronic discovery practice groups.
Representative Clients & Engagements
- Financial Services Corporation: eDiscovery Account-Matter Management Program
Matt was the overall relationship executive for America’s largest financial services corporation. In his role, he managed all aspects of the account deliverables: fixed fee Master Services Agreement (MSA) negotiation, technology development, operational protocols, and client services. In addition, he implemented a Quarterly Business Review (QBR) with the client discovery team, in-house counsel, and primary outside counsel to address key initiatives, improvement areas, and significant (Mortgage Back Securities & LIBOR) matters. Over the course of 5 years, Matt and his team handled over 600 matters with approximately 200 law firms averaging 175 terabytes of data on an annual basis.
- National Law Firm: eDiscovery Preferred Provider Program
Matt was responsible for developing, implementing, and managing all facets of program. In particular, he created a unique pricing structure to control costs by providing transparency to the law firm leadership team. More importantly, he devised a dedicated project management team approach to drive best practices, accountability, and structure across all practice groups and matters.
- Engagement Expertise: FCPA Investigations & HSR Second RequestsMatt specializes in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations and Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) second requests. He has worked on matters in the life sciences, health care and technology industries. Through these engagements, he has developed four critical success factors: implementing predictable and competitive cost models; assigning experienced teams of delivery professionals; leveraging technology to achieve efficiency and accuracy; and incorporating protocols to drive consistency.
Prior to joining Navigant, Matt worked for a global eDiscovery provider and Big 4 consulting company where he was a business development executive and team leader responsible for major client account relationships and revenue generation. Earlier in his career, he held various in-house positions with a global telecommunications company and consulting firm.