Matt is a business and real estate attorney in our Fargo office. His practice focuses on real property transactions, business representation, corporate governance and secured financing. Matt advises clients relating to all aspects of their businesses, including formations, mergers and acquisitions, and contract review. Matt’s real estate practice includes purchase and sale transactions, commercial leasing, and advising commercial borrowers and lenders in connection with mortgaged-based financing. 

Matt graduated first in his class from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he was a Managing Editor of the Hamline Law Review, as well as the winner of a national championship in the Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition. While in law school, Matt interned for the Honorable Mary A. Yunker, Tenth Judicial District of Minnesota, and externed for the Honorable Paul A. Magnuson, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Matt received his undergraduate degree from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

Matt and his family live in Fargo. In his spare time, he enjoys running, hiking, hunting, playing hockey, and fighting the losing battle that is his golf game.

Practice Areas

Business Representation

Corporate Law

Commercial Transactions and Securities

Real Estate

Honors and Distinctions

Great Plains Rising Stars®, Thomson/Reuters (2015-2016)

Admitted To Practice

North Dakota, 2011

Minnesota, 2012