Matthew Larrabee
Class of 1980

Partner & Co-Chair of Global Litigation, Dechert

New York, NY

Matthew L. Larrabee has more than 30 years of experience in trial and appellate practice and currently serves as Chair of Dechert’s global litigation practice group. He has served as lead trial counsel for many leading businesses in the financial services, mutual fund, hedge fund, private equity and technology industries.

Mr. Larrabee has significant experience in financial services litigation, securities class actions, internal investigations, shareholder derivative litigation, mergers and acquisitions, appraisal actions, and other complex commercial litigation. He has tried a wide range of cases and has argued a number of appeals on class action and other issues of first impression.

UC Hastings Activities

Editor-in-Chief, Hastings Law Journal


Leading Commercial Litigator, Chambers USA (Since 2012)

Leading Securities Litigation Attorney, Chambers USA (Since 2013)

Top-tier Litigator, The Legal 500 (Securities & Shareholder Litigation – 2015)

Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation (White Collar Defense – NY & CA – 2017).

The Best Lawyers in America (Since 2007)

2010 Best Lawyers in the Bay Area, San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco’s Top Attorneys,  The San Francisco Chronicle (2012)