Matt Mueller

Matt Mueller

White Collar and Criminal Tax Defense
  • White Collar Crime, Tax Law, Criminal Law...
  • Florida
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Summary

Matt Mueller is a former federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. and Tampa and an experienced trial lawyer. He focuses his practice on white collar defense, including civil and criminal tax, securities, and health care matters, regulatory enforcement actions, grand jury investigations, and civil litigation. Matt represents a diverse array of clients in these sensitive and high stakes matters including doctors, accountants and accounting firms, health care and dental professionals, firms and individuals in the financial services and securities industries, as well as small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Education
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
J.D. (2007) | Law
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Honors: Magna cum laude
Activities: Note & Comment Editor, Law Review
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The George Washington University
MFS (2000) | Forensic Science
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University of Notre Dame
B.S. (1998) | Biological Sciences
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Professional Experience
Shareholder
Wiand Guerra King P.A.
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Matt is a Shareholder with Wiand Guerra King P.A. in Tampa. WGK is a nationally-recognized law firm providing representation throughout the United States in complex litigation, white collar, and regulatory matters with a focus on the securities and financial services industries.
Assistant United States Attorney
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida
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As an AUSA in the Economic Crimes Section of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida, Matt focused on complex white collar criminal investigations including matters involving criminal tax fraud and evasion, health care fraud, fraud against the government, environmental and regulatory offenses, securities fraud, mortgage fraud, and public corruption.
Trial Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division
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As a trial attorney with the Tax Division in Washington D.C., Matt served as the lead prosecutor on a variety of criminal tax investigations, including cases involving personal, corporate, and employment tax evasion. Additionally, he participated in several investigations involving alleged tax and Bank Secrecy Act offenses based on undeclared foreign bank accounts held by U.S. citizens and residents. During his time with the Tax Division, Matt was on the front lines of criminal tax enforcement and prosecuted cases all over the United States, including in the Eastern District of Virginia, Eastern District of New York, Middle District of Louisiana, Northern District of Alabama, and Southern District of Florida.
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar
Member
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American Bar Association, Section of Taxation and Criminal Justice Section
Current
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Federal Bar Association
Current
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Hillsborough County Bar Association
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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U.S. Court of Federal Claims
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U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
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U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
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U.S. Tax Court
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Practice Areas
  • White Collar Crime
  • Tax Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Securities Law
  • Antitrust Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
5505 W. Gray Street
Tampa, FL 33609
USA
Telephone: (813) 347-5142