Matt focuses on chapter 11 business bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, reorganization, and restructuring.
He represents international, national and regional clients, including debtors, official and ad hoc committees, asset purchasers, debtor-in-possession (“DIP”) lenders, secured and unsecured creditors, petitioning creditors in involuntary bankruptcy filings, and other parties in interest.
His experience includes in- and out-of-court restructuring transactions for publicly-traded and private companies, and he has represented clients in bankruptcy litigation and appeals, as well as commercial litigation. Matt also has substantial experience representing debtors, foreign representatives, and others in cross-border cases.
Matt devotes a portion of his time to pro bono matters, such as serving as an attorney guardian ad litem in the Family Court for the State of Delaware. He is also a volunteer attorney for the Federal Civil Panel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
In 2017, Matt participated in the renowned National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) Next Generation Program. Each year, the NCBJ NextGen program selects forty “up-and-coming” bankruptcy practitioners “who show the potential to distinguish themselves in future years as highly respected members of the bankruptcy bar.” In 2017, Matt also was one of eight attorneys selected for the Bankruptcy Trial Practice Seminar of the Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The seminar included court practicum sessions before the judges of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court, as well as a speaker series led by the judges and nationally recognized bankruptcy professionals.
In law school, Matt participated in the Duberstein Moot Court Competition, a national bankruptcy moot court competition.