Partner, Commercial Finance
Matt is the 2022 recipient of the prestigious George A. Pindar Award.
He was born in Atlanta, GA and grew up in Decatur, Georgia and was educated in the public schools of DeKalb County. He currently resides in Cartersville, Georgia but he works in Buckhead. He went to the University of Georgia for undergraduate and law school. Undergraduate, he was Phi Beta Kappa in political science magna cum laude and was Phi Kappa Phi and Omicron Delta Kappa. While in law school, he was Executive Editor of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law which published his Note which was an extensive review of Presidential Powers under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. His law school Note is still being cited in law review articles to this day over thirty years later.
He’s a Member of the Georgia, Minnesota and Montana Bars (where he’s a member of the Water Law section).
He taught real estate law in the paralegal program at Kennesaw State for 26 years.
He served as the Chair of the Litigation Committee of the Executive Committee of the Real Property Law Section in Georgia for four years. He has been a frequent contributor of articles for the Real Property Law Section newsletter. Since 2013 until very recently, every single edition of the newsletter contained at least one of his articles.
He practices in all areas of commercial finance and secured lending.