Biography

Matt primarily focuses his practice in the area of Creditors’ Rights + Bankruptcy. He brings a variety of perspectives to the table, having previously served as in-house counsel to a publicly-traded manufacturing company in Ohio, and as a law clerk to a local bankruptcy judge. Matt joined Kegler Brown in 2021.

Creditors’ Rights + Bankruptcy

Matt represents clients in all aspects of creditors’ rights and bankruptcy matters. He leverages his talents and experience in issues including foreclosures, collections, garnishments, executions, receiverships and more. Matt’s representative clientele comprises secured creditors, unsecured creditors’ committees, Chapter 11 debtors, Chapter 7 trustees and small business debtors in all chapters of bankruptcy.

Practice Areas

Education

  • The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law (J.D., 2016)
    • Ohio State Law Journal, Managing Editor, Staff Editor
    • Diversity Enrichment Scholar
  • Ohio University Honors Tutorial College (B.A., 2013)
    • Magna cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Club Rugby

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, member
  • Columbus Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Committee, member
  • CBA Barrister Leadership Program, Class of 2021

Charitable + Civic Involvement

  • The Legal Aid Society of Columbus, Pro Bono Bankruptcy Attorney

Career Highlights

  • Previously served as local counsel in the Murray Metallurgical Coal bankruptcy cases, one of the largest complex bankruptcy filings in Ohio history
  • Judicial law clerk to the Honorable Charles M. Caldwell, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Judicial extern to the Honorable Edmund A. Sargus, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio