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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

Professional & Community Activities

  • Selected, Illinois Rising Stars, Super Lawyers (2014-2019)
  • Specialty Co-Chair, Corporate and M&A, TAGLaw®  (2019)
  • Selected, Top 40 Under 40 Corporate Lawyer in Illinois, American Society of Legal Advocates (2019)
    • Top 40 Under 40 Real Estate Lawyer in Illinois (2013-2016)
  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth Chicago
    • NextGen Leaders Committee
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association

Speaking Engagements & Presentations


New York University School of Law, J.D., 2007

University of Michigan, B.A., 2004

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • State of California

Representative Clients

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