Matt is a German and U.S. lawyer, holding a US Masters of Law (LL.M.) from the University of Georgia School of Law. He obtained both his German and his US law license (NY) in 2015. In 2019, Matt was also sworn into the Georgia Bar.
Matt focuses his legal services on supporting foreign-owned business entities and individuals investing in the US in the areas of immigration, corporate, and employment law. He supports companies’ global immigration needs through both US immigration and nonimmigration visa processing for business and families (temporary work visas and green cards).
Matt was elected as a Board Member of the Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia, Inc. (“Stonewall”). Stonewall is a professional association of attorneys, judges, law students, paralegals and other legal professionals who support the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and who oppose discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identity.
Matt is also the new Chair of the Atlanta-Nuremberg Sister Cities Commission. The City of Atlanta fosters 17 sister city relationships with communities across the globe. The Atlanta Sister Cities Commission has continued to expand its programming by promoting mutually beneficial cultural, educational, economic, and community development exchanges. Under Mayor Kasim Reed’s leadership, the Commission has positioned itself to enhance its efforts through increased marketing, a charitable foundation and increased staff support from the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs.