Matthew advises entrepreneurs on a range of corporate and transactional matters, including entity formation and governance, equity and debt financing, business licensing, acquisitions and divestures, and more. He also assists clients with meeting regulatory compliance, obtaining intellectual property protection, and completing real estate transactions. Additionally, Matthew counsels investors on fund formation and regulatory issues, and helps connect them with startups that need financial support.
He has considerable experience working with clients in the fast-growing cannabis industry, and he understands the unique legal and regulatory challenges cannabis-driven businesses face. Before joining Michael Best, Matthew spent several years at boutique law firms serving the industry, and he previously served as a Fellow with Colorado nonprofit Silicon Flatirons, where he worked with the Denver Mayor’s Office to assist cannabis businesses with key regulatory compliance issues.