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Matt is a trusted business and legal adviser to companies and entrepreneurs, providing practical guidance and counseling while remaining sharply focused on his clients’ needs and objectives. His clients include leaders in the automotive, telecommunications, technology and media sectors. Matt has a broad-based corporate practice and represents companies and investors in connection with their most critical and strategic transactions. He has negotiated and closed numerous mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, growth equity investments, service and licensing arrangements and other strategic transactions.

Matt also provides outside general counsel to both early-stage and mature private companies and assists with strategic planning and corporate initiatives, corporate governance, compliance matters, dispute avoidance and resolution, and a wide array of commercial agreements.

Matt began his legal career as a litigator at an international law firm where he represented automotive and other manufacturers in high-exposure product liability cases and other complex disputes.

Selected Experience

Awards and Rankings

Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars”

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of mergers and acquisitions: middle-market (2016)

Professional Activities

Member, Section on Business Law, Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions, Committee on Private Equity M&A, Committee on Antitrust Law, Subcommittee on M&A Market Trends, Forum on Communications Law, American Bar Association
Member, Corporate Counsel Section, Business and Finance Section, Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Advisory Committee, Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta

  • B.A., University of Michigan
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia

Our Story

Eversheds Sutherland is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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