Areas of Focus
Matthew Elkwood supports large and small companies in complex mergers and acquisitions, financings and capital markets transactions. A flexible and proactive team member, he works diligently to add value to every aspect of a deal, from negotiations to regulatory compliance.
By keeping a client’s overarching business goals at the forefront, Matt supports collaboration and cohesion in complex multiparty transactions. He helps deal teams structure and complete due diligence, as well as draft and negotiate terms that make sense and meet tight timelines. With his grasp of intricate deal structures, Matt excels at explaining nuanced legal terms in business language to enhance understanding, avoid challenges and minimize risk. His clear communication skills play a key role in guiding progress toward efficient resolutions.
Before joining Davis+Gilbert, Matt was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York, where he worked on large-scale banking and credit deals and capital markets transactions.
- Harvard Law School (J.D., 2021)
- Editor, Harvard Business Law Review
- University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School (B.S., summa cum laude, 2018)
- New York