Areas of Practice
  • French
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2005
  • Tufts University, B.A., 2002
Bar & Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia

Matthew B. Kulkin

1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 6273
FAX: +1 202 429 3902

Matthew Kulkin advises financial market participants on legislative and regulatory issues.  He represents clients before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Federal Reserve, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Treasury Department, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal Insurance Office, the Financial Stability Oversight Council, and other regulatory agencies that promulgate and implement Dodd-Frank Act regulation.

Mr. Kulkin is co-chair of the DC Bar Derivatives, Securitization, and Project Finance Committee.  He is recognized as a thought leader on the Dodd-Frank Act implementation through his frequent writing and speaking engagements, including co-authoring several chapters of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act Handbook published by Thomson Reuters.

Early in his career, Mr. Kulkin counseled Wall Street financial institutions on securities law issues regarding mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities offerings and general corporate matters. 

While in law school, Mr. Kulkin served as legal intern for the Bureau of Industry and Security at the US Department of Commerce and was a judicial intern for the Honorable Ellen Segal Huvelle at the US District Court for the District of Columbia.


Co-chairman, Derivatives, Securitization, and Project Finance Committee, DC Bar

Leadership Arlington, "40 Under 40" honoree, 2014

Thurgood Marshall Scholar, The George Washington University Law School

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