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Matthew joined Manning Fulton in 2023 after graduating from Harvard Law School in 2017 and spending over three years in the corporate group of an AmLaw 100 law firm in New York. Matthew’s experience includes advising public and private companies in Mergers & Acquisitions  and Sales, Joint Ventures, Leveraged Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Domestic and Cross-Border Equity and Asset Acquisitions and Sales, and other related Corporate transactions.


Matthew is a member of the Corporate Practice Group. Matthew advises public and private company clients on a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, corporate financing, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, and venture investments. Matthew has worked with several multinational corporations in cross-border and domestic transactions.

Matthew received his Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School in 2017. Following law school, Matthew worked in the corporate group at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York. Prior to law school, Matthew attended Georgia State University, graduating summa cum laude with a BBA (Finance) in 2014.




  • Harvard Law School – J.D. – 2017
  • Georgia State University – BBA (Finance) – 2014 – Summa Cum Laude

Admitted to Practice:

  • New York – 2019
  • North Carolina – 2024

Professional Activities:

Prior Experience/Clerkships:

  • Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A – Senior Staff Attorney (2022-2023)
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP – Associate (2017 – 2021)


Representative Transactions

  • Represented NC-based pork provider in establishment of joint venture
  • Represented Triangle-based construction company in $42 million sale to private equity fund
  • Represented public transnational power generation and infrastructure company in its “take private” sale to global infrastructure private equity company – $961 million
  • Represented one of the world’s largest tanker companies in “merger of equals” – combined company enterprise value of approximately $2 billion
  • Represented Fortune 500 technology company in late-stage investment in life sciences company – $1 billion
  • Represented world’s largest bedding manufacturer with its purchase of assets in Section 363 bankruptcy sale – $24 million
  • Represented private equity sponsor in sale of interests in financial technology company – $130 million
  • Represented food processing, packaging and material handling company in bolt-on acquisition of process automation company – $175 million
  • Represented European-based data intelligence company in Series E financing – $112.5 million
  • Represented venture arm of Fortune 500 company in connection with various preferred investments in early-stage companies
  • Represented special committee to the board of satellite communications company in connection with proposed corporate integration

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