Attorney Matthew Crowley has more than 17 years of experience as a criminal and traffic defense attorney in Northern Virginia. After graduating from American University’s Washington College in 2003, he has worked for such prominent regional firms as Davies, Barrell, Will, Lewellyn, and Edwards PLC, Price Benowitz, LLP, and most recently, has worked as managing partner for the Criminal Division of Robinson Law, PLLC in Fairfax, VA.

During his tenure as managing partner of Robinson Law’s Criminal Division, it became one of the most successful and respected Criminal Defense Firms in the Northern Virginia area.

Matthew was recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2015 and 2016, is peer-reviewed on Martindale Hubble, has a 10.0 out of 10.0 rating on Avvo, and received the Client’s Choice Award from Avvo each year beginning in 2015 to present. Matthew has successfully tried hundreds of cases at every level of Virginia State Courts and has trained numerous young attorneys over his career, to include recruiting and mentoring his now partner Seth Peritz.

In 2020, Matthew and Seth co-founded Crowley Peritz PLLC, to continue their professional association and pursue their shared vision of providing the highest level of representation in the courtroom and the highest level of customer service outside of it. Matthew’s extensive experience coupled with his hands-on approach and professionalism make him the ideal attorney for anyone in need of defense counsel.

Practice Areas and Locations

Matthew’s practice is now dedicated to the defense of DUI/DWI, criminal, and serious traffic cases in Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Prince William County and the surrounding areas. Whether a misdemeanor or felony, Matthew has experience representing all types of clients, with particular sensitivity to the effect charges have on employment, security clearances, immigration status and professional licenses.


  • American University, Washington College of Law - J.D. - 2003
  • University of Utah - B.A. - 2000

Client Reviews

My interaction with Crowley Peritz Law was as frictionless as possible. Seth Peritz is a fast communicator and gets the job done right. If you are looking for the best defense possible, I would recommend giving them a call!

George Espinoza

After consulting several law firms I chose the one I felt most comfortable with and was very pleased with the results. Mr. Crowley was excellent in listening to my needs and achieving the results. I would certainly recommend him to anyone.

Josh Perkins

I was very pleased with my experience at this law firm and with hiring Matthew Crowley. I appreciated his professionalism and quickness in responses via email or text or phone call. He was extremely sympathetic, comforting, and reassuring throughout the whole process. He is definitely an experienced...

Kimberly Kheang

Mr. Crowley is a very experienced attorney. He is also very thorough with his work and is excellent. I highly recommend his legal counsel.


I don't even know where to start. Mr. Crowley is by far the most professional lawyer I've worked with. He kept in touch with me every step of the way and thanks to his due diligence and perseverance he was able to get all my charges dropped! I am beyond happy and satisfied with his services and I...


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