Matthew J. Lang

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Matthew J. Lang

Attorney at Law


Matthew J. Lang is an Associate in our Red Bank, New Jersey, office. He focuses his practice on complex construction and general liability matters. Matthew has represented clients in all stages of litigation from initial pleadings through appeals — including expert and fact discovery — and motion practice. Matthew has also represented clients in immigration and criminal defense matters before the Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals, and in New Jersey State Courts, respectively.

Matthew earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Duke University, and graduated summa cum laude from Monmouth University with his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Political Science with a Concentration in Legal Studies, and Sociology, with a Minor in Gender Studies. He also earned his Master of Laws in Transnational Crime and Justice from the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute based in Turin, Italy (in conjunction with the University for Peace, San Jose, Costa Rica).

In his spare time, Matthew enjoys fitness, domestic and international travel, reading, and cooking. He also fosters rescue dogs.



State Courts:

  • New Jersey

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Other Courts:

  • Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR)


  • J.D., cum laude, Duke University
  • LL.M., Transnational Crime and Justice, United Nationals Crime and Justice Research Institute
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science and Sociology, Monmouth University
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Psychology, Monmouth University


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Monmouth County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association


  • Duke Law Clinics Advocacy Award, 2018

In the Press

Navigating I-9 Verification & E-Verify in the Construction Industry: A Legal Perspective

In an era of heightened immigration enforcement and compliance, it is crucial for businesses, especially those in the construction industry, to understand and adhere to the requirements of I-9 verification and E-Verify. Immigration laws in the United States have significant implications for employers, and failing to comply can result in severe penalties. Understanding I-9 Verification

Funding in Complex Construction Litigation: Strategies and Best Practices to Turn the Tables on Funding-Backed Plaintiffs

Written by: Matthew J. Lang, Esq. Background Litigation funding is not new. Since litigation funding was conceived, it has been a proverbial thorn in the sides of defense attorneys and insurance adjusters. Those defense attorneys and adjusters who have handled cases involving outsourced funding know that litigation funding makes cases extremely difficult to settle. When

Hall Booth Smith Opens Red Bank, NJ Office With Four New Attorneys

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) continues to expand across the Northeast with a new office in Red Bank, New Jersey. The Red Bank office is located at 328 Newman Springs Road, strategically located near the Garden State Parkway. This new location complements HBS’s other New Jersey locations as the firm brings its full-service capabilities to