Matt Ohlheiser

Senior Associate

(510) 906-0580 | mohlheiser@nortonlaw.com | VCF

Matt Ohlheiser is a skilled litigator with experience spanning across a wide range of complex cases.  He represents and advises clients facing consumer class actions, white collar and criminal prosecutions, cannabis regulatory and business disputes, and other general commercial litigation.  Matt has significant experience representing clients in state and federal courts and in arbitrations.  

At The Norton Law Firm, Matt’s practice includes defending clients against consumer class actions arising under California’s Unfair Competition Law, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and similar statutes.  He works with clients to identify and achieve their discrete litigation goals from the outset of these matters, recognizing the complex and consequential risks presented by class action litigation.    

After graduating from the UC Berkeley School of Law in 2016, Matt began a Fellowship in the Office of the Public Defender in Baltimore, Maryland, representing clients facing prosecution in juvenile court in Baltimore as well as in administrative forums for educational discipline across the state.  In 2017, he joined Cozen O’Connor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a litigation associate. 

Matt maintains an active pro bono practice with a particular focus on seeking justice for those wrongly imprisoned or otherwise affected by the criminal justice system. 


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • Bates College, B.A. History, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Pennsylvania
  • Maryland