Matt is of counsel in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the corporate group.  He has over a decade of experience in financial institutions law.  In his legal practice, Matt assists community banks and other financial institutions with a diverse variety of regulatory and corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, bank formation, regulatory compliance, securities matters and corporate governance matters.

Prior to joining Vorys, Matt served as the division counsel for the Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Financial Institutions.  In this role, Matt directed the division’s legal program which included the licensing and regulation of state-chartered banks, credit unions, non-depository consumer finance lenders, and money services businesses.  He also served as the primary legal liaison between other state and federal regulators, industry legal counsel, and other stakeholders.

Matt is a member of the Columbus and Ohio State bar associations.

Matt received his J.D. from the University of Toledo College of Law, where he was a member of the Toledo Law Review.  He received his B.A. from Ohio University.

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Ohio State Bar Association, Member

Columbus Bar Association, Member

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University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 2004

Ohio University, B.A., 2001

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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