On this episode, Maxwell Goss talks with former U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider of the Honigman law firm. Matthew tells never-before-heard stories about how his office handled major law enforcement challenges including the COVID outbreak and protests following the death of George Floyd.
He also talks about busting the leadership of the UAW on corruption charges, and about his current practice handling internal investigations. Finally, Matthew offers advice for attorneys looking to make a career in public service.
“Be nice to everyone. If you do just that,
it's going to come around and benefit you.”
- Matthew Schneider
00:18 – Introduction
02:07 – About Former U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider
05:23 – UAW investigation
08:58 – Career and appointment as U.S. Attorney
10:54 – Law enforcement environment during COVID
13:13 – Protests of the summer of 2020
15:20 – Why protests in Detroit were different
17:59 – Matthew Schneider's work with Attorney General Bill Barr
21:18 – Working behind the scenes during the COVID crisis
23:10 – Matthew Schneider's white collar and investigations practice
25:07 – Advice for attorneys looking to pursue public service