Matthew Klahre


Matt focuses his practice on technology and data privacy, where he advises clients on technology 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.



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.

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