Matt leads the Privacy practice and Intellectual Property practice at Spengler & Agans. He assists companies and content creators with the protection and development of their privacy, cybersecurity, copyrights, trademarks, and new media and internet issues. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US) and Europe (CIPP/E) via the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He developed a legally-focused startup, including a digital media company that managed the domestic and international distribution, marketing, licensing, clearances, negotiations, and piracy monitoring of hundreds of films and television shows.
In the community, Matt is a board member and chair of the communications committee for the Monroe Road Advocates. He worked with local businesses, citizens, government, realtors, and non-profits to revitalize southeast Charlotte, including the major public art project near East Mecklenburg High School, the Embrace sculpture. Matt previously volunteered for the Inmate Legal Assistance Project, the Protective over Project, and Outreach for Legal Literacy.
In his free time, Matt loves exploring and traveling his wife, daughter, and three dogs, and is always on the lookout for good sushi and good Mexican food. He is a movie lover and will watch almost anything on Netflix. He is a long suffering Atlanta sports fan.