Areas of practice
Corporate finance & securities
Mergers & acquisitions
Matt focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and general corporate matters for companies and individuals throughout the Pacific Northwest. Matt represents private equity buyers and other active business acquirers in financial and strategic transactions. Matt’s mergers and acquisitions experience also includes target representation of both public and private companies, as well as real estate acquisitions. His corporate finance experience includes early stage debt and equity financing, private placements, and registered offerings.
Matt also provides general outside counsel services to many of his clients and their portfolio companies and is a frequent speaker on mergers and acquisitions and Oregon corporate law.
Admitted to practice
J.D., Lewis & Clark Law School, magna cum laude
B.A., Washington State University
Before joining Duffy Kekel LLP, Matt practiced with the law firms of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and Markowitz, Herbold, Glade & Mehlhaf PC in Portland
Memberships & activities
Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section, Chair
Selected to “Super Lawyers” in Mergers & Acquisitions, Law & Politics, 2017
Selected to “Oregon Rising Stars” in Mergers & Acquisitions, Law & Politics, 2009-2015
Adjunct faculty member, Business Law, Washington State University
National Board of Advisors for the Washington State University College of Business, Member and WSU-V Chair
Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger, Board Member