Department of Justice, Consumer Protection Branch
MATTHEW J. LASH is an Assistant Director with the Department of Justice, Consumer Protection Branch in Washington, D.C. Mr. Lash represents the United States in criminal and civil cases implicating the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and other statutes impacting American consumers. Mr. Lash serves as a case supervisor on many of the Consumer Protection Branch’s food safety matters in addition to his direct involvement in cases implicating food safety. Mr. Lash joined the Department of Justice in 2011 and previously worked in private practice. Mr. Lash graduated, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 2006.