Chat with Former U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider
Episode 1418th January 2022 • The Litigation War Room • Maxwell Goss
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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.

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“Be nice to everyone. If you do just that,

it's going to come around and benefit you.”

- Matthew Schneider

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  • 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
  • 27:02 – Civility in modern politics
  • 29:01 – Where to find Matthew Schneider online
  • 29:37 – Mini-interview with Mike Morse

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