Matt's Profile

Matt is a Shareholder in Maynard Cooper's Corporate Section and a member of the Firm's Securities Regulation and Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Real Estate practice groups.

Matt's practice includes a focus on both domestic and international private equity investment funds, joint ventures, equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, and large scale real estate financings, acquisitions and dispositions. His experience includes serving as lead counsel for over 100 public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, as well as numerous acquisitions, joint ventures, resyndications, restructurings, and other development-related activities. He regularly advises companies on securities regulatory issues such as the 1933 Act, 1934 Act, Investment Company Act, Investment Advisers Act, and FINRA. Matt has also served as lead counsel on over $4 billion in real estate related transactions, including new developments, joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, and mergers.

Matt's Experience

  • Lead counsel on over $4 billion in real estate related transactions, including recapitalizations, financings, joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, and mergers
  • Lead counsel on over 100 public and private offerings of debt and equity securities
  • Lead counsel on over 100 transactions involving alternative equity financing, including tax credits and EB-5
  • Lead counsel on over 50 private equity fund formations, including both domestic and international funds and multijurisdictional master-feeder structures, as well as closed-end and open-end investment vehicles
  • Lead counsel on formation of $1 billion open-end domestic fund and multiple international transactions for Timber Investment Management Organization
  • Lead counsel on the sale of three tax credit portfolios with a total transaction value of over $300 million, as well as formation and $100 million capitalization of tax credit syndicator
  • Lead counsel to real estate company in establishing EB-5 investment platform, including the formation of nearly 20 regional centers, the creation of equity and mezzanine investment structures, negotiations with multiple regulators, negotiations with foreign finders, documentation of multiple Reg D and Reg S offerings, and the completion of numerous individual asset and portfolio investments
  • Lead counsel to publicly traded energy company in $575 million senior note offering
  • Lead counsel to publicly traded healthcare company in $1 billion stock offering
  • Lead counsel on one of the largest and most complicated 1934 Act filings in history (covering four annual periods and requiring one million man-hours to complete)

Matt's Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Corporate Law (2008-present); Health Care Law (2010-present); Real Estate Law (2021)
  • Top 40 Under 40, Birmingham Business Journal (2004)
  • Top Attorneys in Birmingham, Birmingham Magazine (2013)

Bar Admissions

State Bar: Alabama

Education

Georgetown University Law Center (1995, J.D.)

University of Virginia (1992, B.A.)


Thursday, August 20, 2020

168 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 168 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements in their areas of practice. With 76 practice areas listed...

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

130 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 130 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their practice areas in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements in their areas of practice. With 63 practice areas...

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Randall Minor Participates In BBJ’s Opportunity Zones Table Of Experts

Randall Minor, a shareholder in the Firm’s Real Estate and Economic Development practice groups, represented Maynard Cooper in the Birmingham Business Journal’s Table of Experts: Insights into Opportunity Zones. This edition of Table of Experts was released in the May 17 issue of the Journal. Randall was one of three...

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