Overview

Matt is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Department. His practice encompasses a broad array of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public finance, tax matters, entity formation and dissolution, and real estate. He is committed to understanding his clients’ needs and achieving their desired results.

Matt brings a diverse blend of local and global perspectives to his work. Before joining Adler Pollock & Sheehan, he served as Senior Legal Counsel to the Rhode Island Division of Taxation. He also has experience working overseas for a law firm that serves the international shipping industry, and he is proficient in Mandarin. In addition, Matt served as a judicial clerk to the Justices of the Rhode Island Superior Court for the 2012-13 term.

Education

Boston University School of Law (J.D., 2012)

Columbia University (M.A., 2008)

George Washington University (B.A., cum laude, 2002)

Admissions

Rhode Island

Massachusetts

New York

U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island

 

Representative Matters
  • While in public service, Matt co-drafted state corporate income tax regulations related to the implementation of Rhode Island’s mandatory combined reporting procedure, to take effect in tax year 2015.
Honors
  • Boston University Law Review (Editor, 2010 – 2012).
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, Rhode Island Bar Association.
  • Associate Member, Maritime Law Association of the United States.
In the Community
  • As an editor and translator for the China Guiding Cases Project, based out of Stanford Law School, Matt has helped produce high-quality, full-text translations of Guiding Cases released by China’s Supreme People’s Court.
  • As a law student, Matt participated in his law school’s asylum clinic, where he helped low-income and out-of-status immigrants secure legal residence in the United States.
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