Meet The Team

Matthew J Smart , JD

Matt Smart is an associate in DUGGAN BERTSCH’s Business and Corporate group.

Matt represents clients in connection with a wide range of transactions, business ventures, and general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial contract negotiation, organizational matters, equity investments, debt financings, insolvency issues, and corporate structure and governance matters.

Prior to joining the DUGGAN BERTSCH, Matt was a member of the corporate restructuring groups at Paul Hastings, LLP and Kirkland and Ellis LLP in Chicago. In those roles, his practice encompassed all areas of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and insolvency matters, including the representation of debtors, creditors, lenders, investors, and acquirers of assets in chapter 11 and chapter 15 bankruptcy cases, bankruptcy-related acquisitions, debt restructurings, foreclosures, and out-of-court insolvency matters.

Matt earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and a Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law where he graduated magna cum laude.


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