Saint Louis University School of Law,
J.D., cum laude, 2007
University of Missouri-St. Louis,
Listed in "Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers" Rising Stars list, 2013
Matt represents major agricultural companies in business-critical disputes involving technology licensing, distribution channels, grain channeling, genetic testing, and patent infringement.
In trials or pre-litigation, Matt counsels agricultural distribution companies, state check off groups and global agribusiness leaders facing litigation as either plaintiffs or defendants. Matt's personable demeanor complements his analytical approach to litigation. He excels at investigating individual or class claims and working on the ground with ag clients to successfully resolve disputes, often on a one-to-one basis. He frequently leads in-house trainings for agribusiness professionals on best practices for analyzing and resolving liabilities in the field.
Matt's broad litigation experience also includes several years spent representing financial sector clients and other businesses in litigation at the state and federal level. He has arbitrated a case to a successful conclusion, first-chaired a federal jury trial, and worked on state appeals.
Matt fosters his appreciation for the agriculture industry through his passions for hunting, fishing, and spending time on his farm in Northern Missouri.
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