Matthew Pifer joined The OIL Group of Companies on December 1, 2016 as General Counsel succeeding Theodore Henke who retired at year-end.
Matt joins the Group from Paul Frank + Collins P.C. a law firm based in Burlington, Vermont where he served as Practice Leader – Insurance Services for the last twenty years. During the last ten years he and his firm have provided external monitoring counsel services to the group on a number of complex claims. Matt is also experienced with coverage advice, litigation management and insurance and financial regulatory work. Matt has worked with markets and regulators in London, Bermuda and other jurisdictions globally.
Matt attained his Juris Doctor, cum laude at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA and holds a Bachelors of Arts, English Literature, from Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT. He is admitted to Practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, Federal and State Courts of Vermont and Massachusetts, the Federal District Court for Northern New York. He is a member of the Vermont and Massachusetts Bar Associations.