Matthew Klahre


Matt focuses his practice on technology, strategic outsourcing, and data privacy, where he advises clients on technology transactions, outsourcing transactions, data privacy and security compliance (FTC, GDPR, FFIEC, and the New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulation), and transactions in the digital advertising ecosystem. He drafts, reviews, and negotiates a wide variety of contracts, including software as a service (SaaS) and software licensing agreements, managed services agreements, software and technology development agreements, privacy policies and online terms of service, lead generation agreements, digital performance marketing agreements, and data licensing agreements. Matt also counsels clients on open source software (OSS) licensing and intellectual property protection and infringement matters, including digital copyright fair use.

Matt earned his bachelor's degree from Drexel University. Matt earned his law degree, summa cum laude, from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law with a concentration in intellectual property law. While in law school, he was the executive editor of articles for the Drexel Law Review and participated in the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic advising startup clients on technology and intellectual property matters. More recently, Matt also presented a workshop on open source licensing at Philly Tech Week 2016.



42 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

May 24, 2023

Super Lawyers has selected 42 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Cozen O’Connor Boosts its Technology, Privacy, Data Security and Emerging Growth Practices by Adding Nine Attorneys from Philadelphia Law Boutique Baer Crossey McDemus LLC

May 04, 2020

Andrew Baer, Michael Crossey, and Christopher McDemus will stretch the firm’s reach within the global technology, and emerging growth business communities.


AI: What You Need to Know [Cyber Law Monitor Blog]

May 01, 2023

Andy Baer is joined by three of his Cozen O'Connor colleagues for a panel discussion exploring the evolving law of artificial intelligence in the U.S. and Europe, including legal risks associated with ChatGPT and other AI tools, the current state of regulation, and how providers and users of AI...

You’ve Been Breached - Who Do You Call? [Cyber Law Monitor Blog]

January 30, 2023

Host Andrew Baer is joined by Matthew Klahre from Cozen O'Connor's Technology, Privacy, & Data Security practice group for a discussion, with practical tips, on how to manage internal and external communications following a data breach. Download this episode....

Industry Sectors


  • Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2016
  • Drexel University, B.S., 2013

Awards & Honors

Rising Stars, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2023-2024
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  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania