Matthew S. Bergman

Matthew S. Bergman: Attorney with Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
Attorney Awards

Biography

Matt has closed more than $3 billion in deals while representing both lenders and borrowers. One client notes, “Matt’s consistent attention to my needs makes me feel I am the most valued client at Shulman Rogers. His effective guidance, intuitive understanding of my goals and his deep well of industry knowledge have consistently delivered great business results on both my routine and my complex matters.”

Matt and his team cost-effectively serve Washington D.C. Metro area and national clients as a trusted business and legal advisor on working capital lines of credit, acquisition financings, real estate loans, leveraged buy-out financings, asset-based loans and virtually every other secured or unsecured financing arrangement matter with values from $50,000 to $500,000,000. A lead banker for a major money center bank praised his efforts on a recent $120,800,000 deal, stating “Matt brought the extensive resources we needed to get [the] deal done in a timely fashion. The Shulman Rogers team was skilled, responsive and proved to be a great value for our customer.”

Recognized as a Power Player by Smart CEO Magazine, Matt is considered by clients as a market leader for loan syndication, club deals and participations. He regularly represents lead banks, bank participants and borrowers in multi-bank credit facilities. Matt’s practical, straight-forward, deal-making approach received a 100% satisfaction rate from his clients in a 2016 Client Satisfaction Survey and has earned him many new clients who witnessed his professionalism and effectiveness from the other side of a deal.

Matt is recognized nationally by government contractors as one of the most experienced attorneys for government contractor financing arrangements. Situated in the heart of the Metropolitan Washington region, Matt is well positioned to stay on top of the latest requirements and opportunities for assisting government contractors to cost-effectively finance government receivables. He also routinely helps clients obtain the funding they need to maintain and grow their businesses.

In addition to financial services, clients from professional services, technology, construction, hospitality, real estate and retail businesses regularly seek his counsel and guidance on cybersecurity, data management and data privacy matters. In fact, Matt also chairs Shulman Rogers’ Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice. He and his team assist national, regional and local clients in reviewing their agreements with customers, suppliers, vendors, point-of-sale providers and merchant banks to manage and properly allocate the risk, liability and losses that may result from a data breach. Matt’s team works with clients to evaluate technological protocols, identify vulnerabilities, assess risk and implement risk management techniques. Matt was a participant in the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) endeavor to establish a national framework for cybersecurity. He developed a deep base of experience in information management-related issues as part of advising his financial services industry clients and the broad range of businesses with whom they work.

Results

•Documented, negotiated and closed a $25,000,000 loan transaction made by a national bank to a regional health and fitness club company.
•Documented, negotiated and closed a $27,500,000 credit facility made by a regional bank to a local government contractor.
•Reviewed a credit agreement on behalf of a national bank participating in a syndicated credit facility.
•Represented the lead bank and administrative agent in a $500,000,000 credit facility made available to an international government contractor.
•Documented, negotiated and closed a real estate acquisition, construction and development loan made by a regional bank to a regional developer.
•Represented a private equity group providing $3,500,000 of mezzanine financing to a government contractor.
•Drafted form loan documents for a regional bank to use for virtually all of its loan transactions.
•Drafted form addenda for a national bank to use for its loans and credit facilities made available to government contractors.
•Handled the workout and restructure on behalf of a business development company of $1,000,000,000 of debt held by financial institutions and insurance companies.
•Handled various contract reviews and negotiations on behalf of a national operator of rest stops and airport concessions.
•Documented, negotiated and closed a $5,000,000 loan made by a lender to a skilled nursing facility operator.
•Documented, negotiated and closed a $7,500,000 loan made by a lender to a pharmaceutical company.
•Represented a private equity group providing debt and equity to a local government contractor.
•Documented, negotiated and closed a $5,000,000 credit facility made by a community bank to a company specializing in buying, renovating and selling residential housing.

Recognition

•A 2013 SmartCEO Magazine Washington, D.C. Power Players Finalist

Publications

Publications

The Financing Advisor - Are You Prepared for LIBOR to Be Phased Out?

October 4, 2017

News & Events

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

•Speaker/Panelist for various seminars on government contract finance

News & Events

News

Government Shutdown Impacts Government Contractors’ Lines of Credit

January 11, 2019

Shulman Rogers’ Commercial Lending Practice is experiencing a sudden spike in business from its banker and government contractor clients alike [...]

News

2018 Greater Washington Middle Market Loan Survey: Results and Conclusions

December 28, 2018

In October 2018, Shulman Rogers conducted a survey of bankers and financial services professionals in the Metropolitan Washington region. Respondents included [...]

News Events

Loan Documentation 101

October 31, 2017

Join us on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, for an interactive program and discussion on the common loan documentation required for [...]

News Events

Lender Liability: Avoid It Like The Plague!

February 15, 2017

Please join us on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, for an interactive discussion on the common pitfalls that typically lead to [...]

News Press Releases

Shulman Rogers assists Capital One in $100M+ syndicated credit facility

November 17, 2016

POTOMAC, Md., Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Shulman Rogers represented Capital One in a syndicated credit facility of more than $100 million for a subsidiary [...]

News Events

Breakfast Panel Discussion, Shulman Rogers and Capital One Spark Business - Cyber Security: Assess Threats & Reduce Risk

September 22, 2016

News Events

Cybersecurity Breakfast Program: How to Minimize the Risk of and Liability from a Data Breach or Cyber Attack on a Limited Budget

April 19, 2016

News Events

Executive Briefing: How to Minimize Liability from a Data Breach or Cyber Attack on a Limited Budget

November 13, 2015

Executive Briefing: How to Minimize Liability from a Data Breach or Cyber Attack on a Limited Budget Is your company prepared [...]

News Events

Matt Bergman featured speaker at CyberMaryland 2015, Cyber Liability: A legal and Technological Perspective

October 29, 2015

News Events

Mitigating Cyber Risk and Liability: Combinations of Strategies for Small Businesses

July 30, 2015

If large businesses like Target, Anthem and Sony can be hacked, how can a small business, with limited resources, most [...]

News

Matt Bergman talks with the Washington Business Journal about the Greater Washington DC Commercial Loan Market

October 20, 2014

Need a business loan? The D.C. market favors borrowers over bankers.

Also at Potamac, MD office

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Commercial Finance
  • Commercial Lending
  • Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
  • Financing
  • Finance/Capital Markets
  • Syndication and Fund Formation
  • Commercial Real Estate Closings
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights
  • Condominium and Mixed-Use Development
  • Business and Financial Services
  • Government Contracts
  • UCC and Commercial Law
  • Bank and Lender Services

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(301) 255-0529  Phone
(301) 230-2891  Fax
www.shulmanrogers.com
University Attended:
Brandeis University, B.A., 1988
Law School Attended:
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1991
Year of First Admission:
1991
Admission:
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland; 1993, District of Columbia; 1991, Maryland
Birth Information:
New York, New York, February 17, 1966
ISLN:
901164481
Transactions:
Representative Transactions: Documented, negotiated and closed a $25,000,000 loan transaction made by a national bank to a regional health and fitness club company.; Documented, negotiated and closed a $27,500,000 credit facility made by a regional bank to a local government contractor.; Reviewed a credit agreement on behalf of a national bank participating in a syndicated credit facility.; Represented the lead bank and administrative agent in a $500,000,000 credit facility made available to an international government contractor.; Documented, negotiated and closed a real estate acquisition, construction and development loan made by a regional bank to a regional developer.; Represented a private equity group providing $3,500,000 of mezzanine financing to a government contractor.; Drafted form loan documents for a regional bank to use for virtually all of its loan transactions.; Drafted form addenda for a national bank to use for its loans and credit facilities made available to government contractors.; Handled the workout and restructure on behalf of a business development company of $1,000,000,000 of debt held by financial institutions and insurance companies.; Handled various contract reviews and negotiations on behalf of a national operator of rest stops and airport concessions.; Documented, negotiated and closed a $5,000,000 loan made by a lender to a skilled nursing facility operator.; Documented, negotiated and closed a $7,500,000 loan made by a lender to a pharmaceutical company.; Represented a private equity group providing debt and equity to a local government contractor.; Documented, negotiated and closed a $5,000,000 credit facility made by a community bank to a company specializing in buying, renovating and selling residential housing.; Interview of Matt Bergman on Video; A few words from Matt Bergman; Content Marketing Q&A by Matt Bergman; Do I really need a lawyer?

Peer Reviews

4.4/5.0
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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