Matt serves as bond counsel to the State of New Hampshire as well as to numerous Massachusetts municipalities, regional school districts and transit authorities. He also serves as bond counsel, borrowers counsel and underwriters counsel in connection with the issuance of tax-exempt debt to finance a variety of public, non-profit and qualified private use projects.
•Bond counsel to the State of New Hampshire in connection with the issuance of general obligation bonds, commercial paper bond anticipation notes, turnpike system revenue bonds and grant anticipation notes.
•Program counsel to the Massachusetts Water Pollution Abatement Trust in connection with its wastewater facilities and drinking water facilities financing programs.
•Bond counsel to dozens of Massachusetts municipalities, regional school districts and regional transit authorities in connection with the authorization and issuance of general obligation bonds and notes for municipal purposes.
•Bond counsel, borrowers counsel and underwriters counsel for tax-exempt financings through the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency and the Maine Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority for educational and healthcare institutions such as Williams College, Noble and Greenough School, UMass Memorial Hospital and MaineGeneral Hospital.
Before Edwards Wildman
Immediately before joining the Firm, Matt interned for the Honorable Richard G. Stearns of the District of Massachusetts. While in law school, Matt served as Editor-in-Chief of the Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest and worked as a student attorney at Boston College's Community Enterprise Clinic, where he negotiated a stock purchase agreement for an innovative rail transport startup and advised nonprofit organizations. Before law school, Matt worked as a public school teacher in Seattle, Washington and Williamsburg, Massachusetts.
Besides Edwards Wildman
Matt enjoys hiking and camping in his free time. He and his family are working toward summiting each of the 4,000+ foot mountains in New Hampshire. He also serves on the leadership committee of his local Cub Scout organization.
New Hampshire Federal Highway Grant Anticipation Bonds
In 2012, our Public Finance lawyers served as bond counsel to the State of New Hampshire for the $98,250,000 Federal Highway Grant Anticipation Bonds 2012 Series.
Client Advisory - President Signs Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
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