Matthew G. Whitaker

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Matt is the managing partner at Whitaker Hagenow & Gustoff LLP, where he represents businesses and individuals in complex criminal and civil litigation.  Prior to this partnership, Matt served as the US Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa from 2004-2009, appointed by President George W. Bush. He has worked for the law firms of Finley Alt Smith in Des Moines and Briggs & Morgan in Minneapolis. In 2002, Matt was the Republican nominee for Treasurer of Iowa. Matt received his undergraduate degree in communications from Iowa in 1991 and his law degree and MBA from Iowa in 1995. He played football for Iowa (lettered three years at tight end) and was named Academic all-Big Ten in 1990, 91 & 92, and won the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor in 1993.