Matt is experienced in real estate development and finance representing lenders and borrowers in numerous secured and unsecured financing transactions, including capital markets lending, loan syndications and mezzanine financing.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2005

Distinctions

  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Real Estate (Mississippi), 2016
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers® Rising Star, Real Estate, 2009-2015

Education & Honors

  • University of Mississippi, J.D., 2005
    • Moot Court Board
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., International Business, magna cum laude, 2002
    • Phi Kappa Phi

Experience

  • Representation of developer of a 2,000 acre development in Madison County, Mississippi.
  • Representation of public university in the development of a research park.
  • Representation of lenders and borrowers in numerous secured and unsecured financing transactions, including capital markets lending, loan syndications and mezzanine financing.
  • Representation of landlords and tenants in the negotiation of lease agreements for space in lifestyle retail centers, healthcare facilities, industrial parks, and office buildings.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • "Kinwood-Off Record Land Mine or One-Off Quirk," CLE presented by the Business Law & Real Property Section of the Mississippi Bar, January 18, 2012.
  • "Commercial and Residential Landlord Tenant Law," Sterling Education Services, November 30, 2011.
  • "Negotiating Real Estate Loan Terms & Workout Options," National Business Institute, January 12, 2010.