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Matt is a member of the Financial Industry Group, practicing in the area of Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy. Matt represents financial institutions in matters relating to business reorganization, loan restructuring, bankruptcy and commercial finance law.  Additionally, Matt has provided financial restructuring and other strategic advice in many of Reed Smith's creditors committee representations.  Matt appears regularly in bankruptcy courts in the Southern District of New York, the District of Delaware, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1992, J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, 1989, B.S.

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Business Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Banking and Finance Law and Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2019-2020. The Best Lawyers in America is issued by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found at No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 
  • Recognized in Chambers USA as one of America's leading bankruptcy/restructuring lawyers (2014 & 2016 - 2017)