Matthew E. Reardon

Boston,  MA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Securities Offerings and Public Company Counseling
  • Acquisition Financing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Cross Border
  • Healthcare
  • Life Sciences
  • Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Consumer Products & Retail
University Johns Hopkins University,, B.A.
Law SchoolUniversity of Virginia School of Law,, J.D.
Admitted2011, Massachusetts

Matt is a business and securities lawyer who represents public and private companies and investors in the private equity, venture capital, life sciences, technology, consumer goods, and manufacturing industries. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, investment transactions, securities law, and general corporate matters.
•Represented Charles River Ventures in its Series A financing of a technology startup company.

•Advised ViraCor-IBT Laboratories, Inc., a premier specialty diagnostics laboratory, as general counsel and in its acquisition by Eurofins Scientific for a purchase price of approximately $255 million.

•Advised GnuBio Inc., a developer of fully integrated droplet-based DNA sequencing technology, as general counsel and in its acquisition by Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. in a merger transaction including milestone based contingent payments.

•Represented Boston Dynamics, Inc., an MIT Robotics spinoff, in its acquisition by Google Inc.

•Represented a private equity fund in its investments in two clinical toxicology laboratories.

•Represented PTC Inc. in its acquisition of Enigma, an Israeli software company.

•Represented Steward Health Care Systems LLC in its acquisition of New England Sinai Hospital.

•Represented Steward Health Care Systems LLC in its acquisition of an outpatient surgery center.

•Represented the founder of Micronics, Inc., a manufacturing company, in his sale of the company.

•Represented a private equity fund in the sale of an industrial asset management company.

•Represented a privately-held manufacturer of components used in electrical and communications applications in its merger with a publicly-held manufacturer of networking products for the communications industry.

•Represented a provider of case, clinical and financial management software for health and human services organizations in its acquisition by stock purchase of a clinical solutions company.

•Provides general counsel to a range of clients in the private equity, healthcare, technology, and retail industries.

•Advises non-profit organizations on general corporate governance matters.

Before Edwards Wildman

Matt is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law. While in law school, Matt served as editor of the Virginia Environmental Law Journal and President of the school's community mentoring program. He earned the Public Service Center's Pro Bono distinction and his paper “Understanding the Liability and Damages Issues of LEED Certified Projects” was awarded by the American Bar Association's Construction Law Forum. Before entering law school, Matt worked for a management consulting firm in Washington, D.C and the Appalachian Mountain Club in New Hampshire's White Mountains.

Besides Edwards Wildman

Matt spends his free time with his family, exploring New England's outdoors and supporting New England's sports teams.


Edwards Wildman Team Represents ViraCor-IBT Laboratories in Its Sale to Eurofins Scientific

Our Business Law lawyers represented ViraCor-IBT Laboratories, Inc. in its sale to Eurofins Scientific for $255 million.

Edwards Wildman Represents Boston Dynamics in Its Acquisition by Google

Edwards Wildman represented Boston Dynamics, an MIT robotics spinoff which the firm has advised for two decades, in its acquisition by Google, Inc. Boston Dynamics is renowned for designing legged machines that balance and walk on legs.

PTC Inc. Acquisition of Software Developer

A large team of Edwards Wildman lawyers represented longtime client PTC in its acquisition of Enigma Information Systems Ltd., an Israeli software developer.

Edwards Wildman Team Advises Sole Shareholder in Sale of Stock

An Edwards Wildman team of attorneys advised the sole shareholder of Micronics, Inc., a New Hampshire, USA- and Stoke-on-Trent, England-based manufacturer of filtration products and equipment used in mining, water treatment and food and beverage industries, in a March 28, 2013 sale of his stock to an entity formed by Vance Street Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.

Steward Health Care Acquisition of Outpatient Surgery Center

Edwards Wildman Mergers & Acquisitions lawyers represented Boston-based Steward Health Care System in the acquisition of the assets of Orthopedic Care Surgery Center LLC., an outpatient ambulatory surgery center in North Easton, Massachusetts.

Team Counsels Steward Health Care in Acquisition of New England Sinai Hospital

In 2012, a team of Edwards Wildman lawyers counseled Steward Health Care System LLC in the purchased of substantially all of the assets of New England Sinai Hospital.

Performing for Perfume Purveyor

Edwards Wildman lawyers in New York advised specialty retailer Perfumania in the acquisition of Parlux Fragrances completed in April 2012.

Edwards Wildman Client Advisory: Massachusetts Noncompete Provisions: A Thing of the Past?
April 2014 publication
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - Delaware Chancery Court Rules that a Reverse Triangular Merger Does Not Trigger Consent Requirement Under Non-Assignment Provision
April 2013 publication
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - Iran Sanctions Have Been Expanded to Cover Foreign Subsidiaries; Companies Engaged in Prohibited Activities Will Soon be Required to Self Report
October 2012 publication

Edwards Wildman Represents Boston Dynamics in Its Acquisition by Google
December 17, 2013


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Massachusetts Noncompete Provisions: A Thing of the Past?
James T. Barrett,Gregory J. Ploussios,Matthew E. Reardon,Timothy P. Van Dyck, April 23, 2014
Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick recently announced proposed legislation that would make noncompete provisions in employment contracts unenforceable, except under certain limited conditions. If Massachusetts adopts the legislation, it will join California as one of the few states to generally...
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Matthew E. Reardon

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613


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