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Matthew Suczynski

Matthew Suczynski serves as a party advisor for complainants and respondents, applying expertise drawn from his extensive criminal law practice to respectfully support parties through the Title IX investigation and/or hearing process.

Matthew Suczynski

  • Owner, Law Office of Matthew Charles Suczynski, PLLC 2009 – Present

  • Managing Attorney, Everett Law Firm 2006-200


  • University of Akron, J.D.

  • University of Akron, M.B.A.

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A. (Political Science)

With nearly two decades of handling complex matters involving higher education, Matthew brings professionalism and a deep knowledge of the Title IX process to his work as a party advisor.  Working with both reporting and responding parties, Matthew builds a supportive and trusting relationship with each person he advises, helping them to feel that their voice has been heard in the hearing process. Matthew has particular expertise in conducting cross examination, in assessing the strengths and weaknesses of an evidentiary record, and in the concepts of relevance and admissibility.  And, at all times during his work as a party advisor, Matthew conducts himself with the highest of ethical standards and respects the institution’s hearing rules and decorum expectations.

Matthew draws on a range of experiences representing individuals faced with sensitive and important matters.  He has advised both reporting parties and responding parties at public and private universities and colleges. Beyond his work as a party advisor, Matthew is an experienced criminal litigator, having tried dozens of cases and having appeared in the courtrooms of more than 25 different counties in North Carolina. Along with District 15-B District Attorney Jeffrey Nieman, Matthew co-founded the North Carolina Driver’s License Restoration Project (NCDLRP). The NCDLRP received the University of North Carolina School of Law’s Pro Bono Student Project of the Year award along with the North Carolina Bar Association’s Law Student Group Pro Bono Award. Matthew has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star, declaring him one of the top lawyers in NC under age 40. He has obtained a 10.0/10.0 rating from, which is the highest level possible.

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