Seasoned Prosecutor Matthew J. Mueller Joins Wiand Guerra King P.A. Augmenting Tax And White Collar Criminal Defense Practice

6/22/2015

Wiand Guerra King P.A. (“WGK”), a nationally recognized law firm handling complex business litigation regulatory matters and white-collar defense, is pleased to announce that Matthew J. Mueller, Esq. has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Mr. Mueller will be located in the firm’s Tampa, Florida office.

Prior to joining WGK, Mr. Mueller served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Economic Crimes section of the United States Attorney’s office for the Middle District of Florida. He joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tampa after serving for five years with the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. He joined the Department of Justice as part of the Attorney General’s Honors Program. He was employed in the Tax Division of the Department of Justice where he was a lead prosecutor on criminal tax cases throughout the country. Since moving to Tampa, he has prosecuted a wide variety of white-collar criminal cases.

Mr. Mueller received his law degree from the Catholic University in Washington, D.C., graduating Magna Cum Laude. He received his undergraduate degree in biological sciences from the University of Notre Dame in 1998. Prior to beginning his legal studies, Mr. Mueller was a forensic DNA Analyst and testified as a forensic DNA expert in a federal case in Georgia and state prosecutions in Florida and Maryland.

Speaking on behalf of WGK, Burton Wiand, firm President, stated “We are delighted to have a seasoned prosecutor join our ranks. Mr. Mueller’s expertise with tax prosecution brings a level of experience to the firm that is rare in Florida. His experience with other white-collar criminal matters complements our existing regulatory and white-collar defense practice.”

Mr. Mueller lives in Tampa, is married and has two children. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the Herbert G. Goldburg—Ronald K. Cacciatore Criminal Law American Inn of Court, as well as the American Bar Association, Sections of Taxation and Criminal Justice. He is a frequent speaker on matters involving federal criminal prosecutions. More specific information regarding his expertise and career is available on WGK’s website, www.wiandlaw.com. He can be contacted at mmueller@wiandlaw.com or 813.347.5100.

WGK was formed by members of the Financial Services practice group of a major Florida law firm in 2009. The firm has a national reputation for handling complex civil litigation and arbitrations with significant focus on the financial services industry. WGK also represents businesses and individuals in regulatory and white-collar defense matters and the conduct of internal investigations. The firm also assists businesses and individuals with the creation and operation of regulated entities, such as broker-dealers and investment advisors. The firm has offices in Tampa, Florida and Palo Alto, California. For further information regarding this release, contact Burton W. Wiand at 813.347.5100.