Matthew Wetzel, J.D.
- Vice President & Assistant General Counsel of the Advanced Medical Technology Association
Matt Wetzel is Vice President & Assistant General Counsel of the Advanced Medical Technology Association, or AdvaMed. At AdvaMed, Mr. Wetzel advocates on behalf of the medical device industry with respect to several key legal issues, including health care fraud and abuse concerns, anti-bribery/anti-corruption measures, and physician-industry transparency initiatives, among others. He also oversees the Association’s amicus program.
Prior to joining AdvaMed, Mr. Wetzel served as Senior Counsel, Global Compliance and Ethics at Boston Scientific Corporation. While there, he played an integral role in overseeing several critical elements of the company’s global compliance and privacy programs and advised on a variety of legal issues.
Previously, Mr. Wetzel was as an Associate in the health care practices of Reed Smith LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP, both in Washington, D.C. Mr. Wetzel is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association Diversity & Inclusion Council, a Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, and a member of the LGBT Bar Association of Washington, D.C. He received his J.D., cum laude, and his A.B., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University. He spends his spare time spoiling his English Bulldog, Boris.