William & Mary School of Law,
B.A., International Studies, 1993
District of Columbia
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
American Commercial Lines LLC
General Ore International Corporation Limited
Neu Seeschiffahrt GmbH
Pride Offshore, Inc.
U.S. Bank National Association
Thompson Coburn LLP
Ruesch International Financial Services
Law Clerk, 1998-1999
Foreign Exchange Trader, 1993-1998
American University Alumni Association
St. John’s Alumni Association
William & Mary Alumni Association
Matt practices in the firm's Transportation and International Commerce group, focusing on maritime and trade finance and related United States government guarantee programs.
His maritime finance practice focuses on representing clients in single-lender and syndicated loan facilities, lease and leveraged lease financings and vessel sales and acquisitions of both second-hand tonnage and new construction. He works regularly with multinational owners and operating companies, structures foreign and domestic operations and counsels clients on management and compliance issues. He advises clients on regulatory matters before the U.S. Coast Guard and Maritime Administration, citizenship qualification, Jones Act issues, vessel registration under U.S. and foreign flag, and on general issues facing domestic and international maritime operations.
His trade finance practice focuses on representing financial institutions participating in Ex-Im Bank's guarantee and insurance programs.
Prior to joining the firm, Matt was a foreign exchange trader.
Co-Author, "Coast Guard issues new citizenship 'Mechanisms of Compliance'"
November 28, 2012