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.