Matthew focuses his practice on corporate and securities law matters, with an emphasis on securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He represents issuers, investors and investment banking firms in a broad range of capital market transactions, including initial public offerings, PIPEs, follow-on public equity and debt offerings, SPACs and private placements. He counsels clients on Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, the ongoing reporting requirements of publicly traded companies, corporate governance best practices and various other matters affecting publicly-traded companies and their officers and directors.
Matthew has served as counsel for clients engaged in a broad range of industries, including retail, technology, life sciences and media/telecommunications. He has advised companies with respect to spin-offs, exchange offers, tender offers, debt repurchases programs and stock buybacks.
Matthew has served as outside general counsel to a variety of publicly traded companies, including Atlantic Tele-Network, Helix Technology Corporation, TECO Energy, Boston Communications Group, Inc. (bcgi), Dynasil Corporation of America and SofTech, Inc.
Recognitions & Awards
•Best Lawyers in America: Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law (2006 - 2016)
•Speaker, Selected Topics in Public M&A, Charleston School of Law, Charleston, SC (03.17.2014)
• Seventy-One Mintz Levin Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2016 Edition, (08.17.2015)
• Mintz Levin Expands Corporate & Securities Practice with Addition of Matthew Gardella in Boston, (08.05.2014)