Overview

Matt is an associate in the Real Estate and Construction practice groups. He represents owners, lenders, developers, contractors and design firms on a variety of construction and real estate development matters, including agreements for construction management, design-build, design services, acquisitions, dispositions, procurement support for capital projects, leasing and zoning matters. He also drafts and reviews industrial, office, warehouse and retail leases; loan documents; closing documents; legal opinions; title objection letters; guarantees; SNDAs; estoppels; notices and amendments. Matt’s experience spans a broad range of industry sectors including hotel developments, fulfillment centers, sports stadia, casino and gaming developments, shopping centers, and industrial and commercial facilities.

Prior to joining Thompson Hine, Matt served as in-house counsel for a hospitality-focused private equity firm based in Columbus. In that role, he advised on hotel and retail development projects, commercial leasing, franchising, asset management, acquisitions, dispositions, debt and equity investments, intellectual property matters, permitting and environmental issues.