Vice-Chair & Partner, Business & Finance Department
Matt is the Vice-Chair of Reed Smith’s Business & Finance Department and a partner in its Global Corporate Group. He previously served as U.S. Vice-Chair of the Global Corporate Group and Chair of its U.S. Emerging Growth & Venture Capital Team. Matt’s practice includes leading leading private equity sponsored and strategic mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations and divestitures. He also represents venture capital funds and corporate venture capital groups with their investments, portfolio company oversight and exit transactions. He serves as outside general counsel to emerging growth and middle-market companies, providing legal and business advice in all areas that affect their organizations (from formation to exit), including capital-raising, corporate governance, securities and corporate finance matters, and joint ventures.