Matt focuses his practice on advising clients in the maritime and aviation industry on a wide array of regulatory matters in both the domestic and international contexts. Additionally, Matt advises clients from a number of industries on antitrust and other government regulatory matters, including government investigations, mergers and acquisitions, general government contracting matters, and trade export regulations.
Matt’s domestic work includes providing analysis and advice on federal and statewide regulations relating to ocean transportation and fisheries permitting matters. Additionally, Matt routinely works with clients in drafting Hart-Scott-Rodino filings in preparation for mergers and acquisitions, and has engaged in government bid protests on behalf of clients at the federal, state, and local levels. In the aviation context, Matt has assisted clients in drafting applications ranging from Customs and Border Patrol overflight exemptions to Department of Transportation statements of authorization. Matt has also worked with clients in securing trade export licenses from the Department of Commerce and in conjunction with Department of Treasury trade sanction regulations. His international practice includes advising liner shipping clients on global antitrust developments and investigations by foreign competition regulators.
Matt received his J.D., summa cum laude, order of the coif, from Temple University Beasley School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in political science and economics from La Salle University. While at Temple Law, Matt was a staff editor of the Temple Law Review and a Law and Public Policy scholar.