Matthew Linton advises clients on a broad range of workplace and environmental safety and health issues, employment matters, and government investigations throughout the nation. He routinely handles the legal and crisis response to workplace accidents and fatalities and safety related whistleblower complaints with agencies such as OSHA, MSHA, CSB, DOT, EPA, and others. Linton also crafts risk management strategies to avoid government entanglement with a variety of federal and state agencies.
Matthew has specialized experience handling complex mine safety and health litigation including high stakes proceedings before the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission involving imminent danger orders, fatal accidents, whistleblower complaints, and emergency motions for expedited hearings, among other things. Matthew's knowledge and experience as a former U.S. government attorney helps clients achieve the best possible outcomes when facing complex, high-profile agency enforcement actions. He works persistently to resolve cases before trial, and if necessary, defend complex matters through trial and appeal.