Matt is a partner in the Corporate & Securities and Real Estate practice groups, and is the leader of the firm’s Private Equity practice. Matt works with private equity and real estate funds, institutional limited partners, family offices, investors, entrepreneurs, operators and developers to bring deals together from both a legal and business perspective.
Clients rely on him to guide them through critical business milestones such as the formation of joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, private offerings and syndications. He is experienced in the drafting and negotiation of complex partnership/operating agreements for corporate and real estate investments and executes upon a variety of transactions and financings.
Matt’s private equity practice is enhanced through positions he has held at operating companies and investment firms. He served as general counsel and chief credit officer for a privately-held business with operations in over 40 states. He was also previously associated with a large, international Atlanta-based law firm. Prior to law school and business school, Matt worked in the financial sector at Morgan Stanley and SunTrust Capital Markets Inc. He pulls from all of this experience for his clients’ benefit, providing the guidance businesses need to make important decisions for the best possible outcome.