Matthew Yarbrough

Matthew Yarbrough

  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Patents
  • Texas
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Summary Statement

Matthew E. Yarbrough is a renowned expert in digital discovery. He has 20 years legal and investigative experience working both as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and in private legal practice. He is a trial lawyer with extensive jury trial experience in both civil and criminal matters. The Yarbrough Law Group focuses on complex business litigation, including intellectual property, cybercrimes, government investigations, internal investigations, financial fraud, and technology-related litigation.

Mr. Yarbrough served as head of the Cybercrimes and Criminal Intellectual Property Task Force for the Department of Justice and was tapped by former Texas Attorney General John Cornyn to be Special Counsel to assist in the creation of the Texas Internet Bureau—a precedent-setting mission in fighting child predators, child pornography, identity theft, fraud, breach of computer security, telecommunications fraud and property crimes.

Mr. Yarbrough has been named one of the top business trial lawyers in the country by the National Law Journal, and named a Texas Super Lawyer for the tenth consecutive year in the Texas Super Lawyers list published in Texas Monthly magazine. Yarbrough has been featured on the high-profile list every year since its inception in 2003. A graduate of SMU Law School and a former editor of the SMU Law Review, he has also served as an SMU Adjunct Law Professor in Trial Advocacy and Computer Crimes and Technology Litigation.

Southern Methodist University
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Articles & Publications
Culprits in Your Cubicles
Business 2.0
Dallas Business Journal, " Top Defenders of Business"
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Dallas Business Journal, " Top Defenders of Business"
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National Law Journalâs âMost Successful Young Litigators in America"
Fish & Richardson
Department of Justice Outstanding Prosecutor Award
US Department of Justice
FBI's Outstanding Prosecutor Award
US Department of Justice
ICE Award for Outstanding Prosecution in the Operation Seek & Keep Case
US Department of Justice
National Law Journal, named "One of the top business trial lawyers in the country."
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D Magazine, named "Dallas Top Lawyer"
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Professional Associations
Texas State Bar  # 00789741
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Intellectual Property
Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Yarbrough Law Group
2305 Cedar Springs Rd
Suite 230
Dallas, TX 75201
Telephone: (214) 855-0044