Michael T. Matraia, CPA, JD

Professor of Practice Business Studies


Degrees Earned

M.S., University of Connecticut, 2011

J.D., Suffolk University Law School, 1996

B.A., Assumption College, 1990
 

Professional Licenses

Certified Public Accountant, Massachusetts (1993)

Attorney, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1996)

Attorney, New York State (1997)

Undergraduate Courses 

Principles of Accounting I

Auditing

Corporate Governance and White-Collar Crime

Business Law

 

Publications 

Covering Yourself on the Audit Committee (Corporate Board Member Magazine, September/October 2005)

A Critical Eye (Internal Auditor, June/July 2005)

When is an Audit Not an Audit? (Accounting Today, Sept. 2003)

The Proposed Changes to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 (Nov. 2003) prepared for participation in CLE seminar concerning class action practice in Massachusetts (sponsored by Boston Bar Association)

Co-Author:  The Sarbanes-Oxley Act Of 2002:  Political Sound Bites Posing as Reform (ABA publication Securities News (2003))

Contributing Author:  Chapter on Securities Litigation in MCLE Expert Witness Book (2002)

Running for Cover Behind Presidential Immunity:  The Oval Office As Safe Haven From Civil Suits, 29 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 195 (1995)

 

Presentations

Professional Responsibility: A Framework for Global Accounting Professionals, American Accounting Association (2010)

Equipping Audit Students to Make Professional Judgments, American Accounting Association (2010)

Effective Audit Committees, Bank Administration Institute (2007)

Nonprofit Law:  Legal and Governance Issues, TDC (2007)

Nonprofit Law:  Legal and Governance Issues, TDC (2006)

All About Audit Committees, Greater Worcester Community Foundation (2006)

Covering Yourself on the Audit Committee:  Effective Committee Documentation, Institute of Internal Auditors:  All Star Conference (2006)

Audit Committees:  Increased Liability Ahead, National Association of Corporate Directors (2006)

Covering Yourself on the Audit Committee:  Effective Committee Documentation, Institute of Internal Auditors (2006)