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  • New York
  • Judge Hugh B. Scott, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, 2013
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York, 2012

Cornell University, B.S.

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude

Matthew is a member of the firm’s Corporate & Business Practice. His practice focuses on representing all types of businesses in connection with corporate governance, internal reorganizations, and transformative transactions, including acquisitions, mergers, and divestitures.  Matthew also acts outside general counsel for several privately held businesses and regularly advises clients in connection with a wide arrange of commercial agreements, including professional services agreements, supply agreements, distribution agreements, license agreements, and non-competition agreements. 

Honors

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America Ones to Watch (Corporate Law) 2021 - 2023
  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Business / Corporate) 2017 - 2022
  • Former note and comment editor, Buffalo Law Review

Experience

  • Represented the owners of a privately held wholesale HVAC and plumbing distribution business in a sale to a publicly traded buyer.
  • Represented a privately held hardwood and lumber sales and distribution business in numerous acquisition across the United States.
  • Represented a privately held healthcare company in numerous acquisitions of healthcare facilities across New York State.
  • Represented a publicly traded financial firm in numerous acquisitions and divestures across varies businesses lines in the United States.
  • Represented the owners of a large home healthcare company in a sale to a private equity buyer.
  • Represented the owners of a board game manufacturing business in a sale to a private equity buyer.
  • Represented the owners of a specialty manufacturing business in a sale to a private equity buyer.
  • Represented a public foundation in a secondary sale of investment interests to multiple buyers.
  • Represented the owners of a privately held pipeline inspection business in a sale to an international conglomerate.
  • Acted as U.S. counsel to sponsor-owned EU industrials business in connection with its sale to a non-U.S. publicly-traded buyer.
  • Acted as U.S. counsel to sponsor-owned EU industrials business in connection with its sale to a U.S. publicly-traded buyer.

Publications

Community & Pro Bono

  •  Junior Achievement of Western New York, Board of Directors