Practice Areas
  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2004
Bar & Court Admissions
  • State of Illinois
  • State of California

Matthew A. Jackson

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T. 312.629.7325
F. 312.984.3150

Matt concentrates his practice on corporate, securities and real estate matters. With 10 years of experience and in-depth industry knowledge, Matt represents both domestic and international public and private companies in various sectors, including insurance, luxury goods, manufacturing, real estate investment trusts (REITs), transportation and technology, in a wide variety of matters, such as:

  • Strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures
  • Capital raising and financing transactions, including commercial financings, public and private offerings and private equity transactions
  • Securities law compliance and disclosure matters, including reporting under the Securities Exchange Act (SEC)
  • Corporate formation matters for emerging businesses, including shareholder control and buy-sell arrangements
  • General corporate counsel, including contract negotiations, licensing agreements, corporate governance, employment issues and general business planning matters
  • International business transactions, including representation of entities based in Asia and Europe in their domestic and international business activities

Representative Clients

  • Digital Garage, Inc. (JASDAQ: 4819)
  • First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FR)
  • LVMH Mo√ęt Hennessy Louis Vuitton, S.A.
  • Medgenics, Inc. (NYSE: MDGN)
  • Mediware Information Systems, Inc.
  • Neo Innovation, Inc.
  • New Context Services, Inc.
  • Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR)

Professional Activities and Honors

  • Selected, Illinois Rising Stars, Super Lawyers (2014-2017)
  • Selected, Top 40 Under 40 Real Estate Lawyer in Illinois, American Society of Legal Advocates (2013-2016)
  • Member, ACG Chicago

    • NextGen Leaders Committee
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association


Events & Speaking Engagements