General Counsel, Mercedes-Benz USA
Matthew Everitt became general counsel at Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) in 2016. In this role, he has oversight of the legal department, which provides support, counsel and guidance for the company and its employees in the United States. Everitt reports to Thomas Laubert, vice president and general counsel at Daimler AG, and Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. Everitt began his Daimler AG career in 2011 in Stuttgart, Germany, as senior counsel responsible for legal and regulatory compliance matters. In 2013, he joined Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (MBUSI) and Mercedes-Benz Vans Manufacturing, LLC., as general counsel. Before joining the automotive industry, Everitt worked at global law firm White & Case, LLP in Washington, DC, for five years and then served as the Assistant U.S. Attorney in Nashville, TN. Everitt received his bachelor's degree from Washington & Lee University and his juris doctor from Columbia University. He was a board member for the Business Counsel of Alabama and is a member of the bar in New York, DC, and Tennessee. Everitt lives with his family in Sandy Springs, GA.