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Matthew Dolan   [Download VCard]
Managing Director

Since 2012, Matt Dolan has been a Managing Director with Freeh Group International Solutions, LLC (“FGIS”). Prior to joining FGIS, Matt served in the United States Navy as an Attorney and Navy SEAL.

During his government and consulting career, Matt has been responsible for managing large-scale client assignments, conducting strategic planning, conducting internal investigations, due diligence engagements, and security reviews. Examples of Matt’s assignments include:

  • Primary Advisor for creation of the Fraud Waste and Abuse Program for the Deepwater Horizon Economic Claims Center (“DHECC”) responsible for adjudication of 400,000 claims with an estimated value of over ten billion dollars.
  • Developed Ethics and Compliance Program for the DHECC, including a new Code of Conduct and conflicts of interest management and monitoring program.
  • Conducted global investigation for international sports governing association into bribery and corruption allegations of senior management.
  • Serve as advisor to several nonprofit organizations supporting major universities, advising the nonprofit boards on governance, ethics, charitable donations, and other issues pertinent to higher education.
  • Served as liaison for nine audits and reviews over three year period for a university under government scrutiny after audit revealed financial improprieties. Executed more than 50 major corrective actions over 15 months to improve internal controls and financial practices.
  • Redrafted university’s board of trustee policies and bylaws to improve governance and oversight of university.
  • Conducted extensive internal investigation and compliance review of university alleged to have not properly reported sexual assault. Extensive review extended to sexual assault investigative procedures, whistleblower policies, Title IX, Clery Act, human resources, and ethics program.
  • Conducted a Title IX review to determine if Division I university was providing equitable athletic opportunities with respect to the provision of athletic facilities.

From 1988 to 1993, Matt served in the U.S. Navy as a Navy SEAL deploying to the Middle East and Pacific. From 1993 to 2012, Matt served as a Navy lawyer advising on a broad range of issues to include criminal law, international law, ethics, security matters, investigations and financial controls.

Matt received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, and his law degree, cum laude, from University of San Diego School of Law. He also holds an LLM in International and Comparative Law from George Washington School of Law.