Matthew McK. Mohn

Partner

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, 2005, J.D., Executive Articles Editor, Duquesne Business Law Journal; Judicial Extern for Hon. Arthur J. Schwab, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania; Certified Legal Intern for the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Charitable Trusts and Organizations Section
  • Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business Administration, 1999, B.S.
  • City University London, 1998, International Business Studies

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania

Matt is a partner in Reed Smith's Corporate & Securities Group and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions, Emerging Growth / Venture Capital, Private Equity and Capital Markets teams. Matt maintains an extensive corporate practice, which includes:

  • Leading strategic and private equity-sponsored domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of public and private companies – ranging from small and middle-market deals to billion-dollar transactions
  • Serving as outside general counsel to emerging growth companies and entrepreneurs for their capital-raising transactions and all facets of the business life cycle – from formation to exit
  • Counseling public and private companies with their general corporate matters, such as the preparation, review and negotiation of business-critical commercial agreements and management of internal corporate restructurings
  • Assisting public companies with corporate governance matters and periodic reporting compliance
  • Representing leading energy companies with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures focused on the Marcellus Shale, as well as commercial agreements and other transactions related to oil and gas exploration and production

Employment History

  • 2007 - Reed Smith
    • Member of Pittsburgh Office Recruiting Committee (2009-present) and Chair of Summer Associates Committee (2013-present); former member of Associates Committee (2011-2012)
  • 2005 - Babst Calland (Pittsburgh Office) 
    • Associate, Business Services Group
  • 2000 - Accenture, Ltd. (Philadelphia Office)
    • Analyst, Health and Life Sciences Industry
      Prior to attending law school, Matt worked in management consulting for the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies in the areas of information technology, sales, corporate communications and product information.

Honors & Awards

  • Honored in 2014 by Pittsburgh Magazine and the Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Program as a “40 Under 40” winner. Honorees are chosen based on their “passion, commitment, visibility, diversity and overall impact on the region.”
  • Selected by Super Lawyers as a "Pennsylvania Rising Star" (2013-2014)
  • Honored in 2011 as a "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer.  This annual award recognizes rising stars from across Pennsylvania "who not only stand out as young lawyers, but also serve as exemplary members of their communities and their profession."

Professional Affiliations

  • Allegheny Conference on Community Development – Emerging Leader (2011-present) 
  • Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Trustee (2013-present) 
  • Fox Chapel Golf Club – Membership Committee Member (2013-present) 
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity – Volunteer Mentor (2011-present)
  • Reading is FUNdamental Pittsburgh – Past President of the Board of Directors (2010-2012), Past Vice President of the Board (2009-2010), Past Member of the Board (2007-2012)
  • SDC Nutrition, Inc. – Member of the Board of Directors (2014-present)
  • Urban Innovation21 – Member of the Board of Directors (2013-present)

In the News

  • Quoted, “Reed Smith works pro bono to aid urban startup coalition,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (29 November 2013)
  • Mentioned, "AGL Resources adds NiSource assets," The Deal Pipeline (1 February 2013)
  • Mentioned, "Reed Smith, K&L Gates Handle Exxon Mobil's $1.7 Bil. Marcellus Buy," The Legal Intelligencer (10 June 2011)
  • Mentioned, "Reed Smith, K&L Gates Lead on Exxon Mobil's Marcellus Buy," AmLaw Daily (9 June 2011)
  • Mentioned, "Exxon Mobil Pays $1.7B for Shale Explorers," The Deal Pipeline (9 June 2011)
  • Mentioned, "SKF buys Lincoln Holdings," The Deal Pipeline (19 October 2010)

Interests

Matt resides in the Fox Chapel area of Pittsburgh with his wife and four children.