Matthew S. Arend

P: (513) 977-8388
F: (513) 977-8141
Matt is a member of the Health Care Practice Group, focusing his practice on all aspects of federal and state privacy and data security issues, including HIPAA compliance, breach analyses, and governance. He also routinely advises clients on compliance with federal and state anti-kickback laws, Stark law, Sunshine Act, Medicare Secondary Payer laws, pharmaceutical marketing rules and other regulatory matters. Additionally, his thorough knowledge of the healthcare arena enables him to counsel clients through audits and investigations, as well as providing training and strategic planning counseling.

Matt also handles business and fiduciary litigation matters at the trial court and appellate levels, with an emphasis on contract disputes; trade secret and non-compete agreements; complex litigation and class action matters; the defense of health care providers and manufacturers; and general health care law. Matt also has significant experience in defending health care clients in medical negligence matters, health care contracting, federal False Claims Act qui tam and other litigation involving claims of health care program fraud and abuse.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Notre Dame Club of Greater Cincinnati, Past President, Board of Directors
  • Tri-State Education and Technology Foundation (Drake Planetarium), Secretary, Board of Directors


  • Selected for the Ohio Rising Stars® List