Education

Cornell Law School
JD, 2009

Special Issue Editor, Cornell Law Review

University of Illinois
MUP, 2005

Bradley University
BA, 2002, summa cum laude

Admissions

Massachusetts

Matthew J. Savoie

Associate

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Matt Savoie participated in Choate's Summer Associate Program after his second year of law school.  While in law school, Mr. Savoie received a CALI award for the highest grade in Philosophical Foundations of Legal Ethics, and was co-recipient of a CALI award in Real Estate Transactions.  After graduation and prior to joining Choate, he worked as a staff attorney in the in-house legal department of Parametric Technology Corporation in Needham, Massachusetts.

Practice Focus

General Corporate & Securities:  engages in general corporate matters for public and private companies.

Private Equity:  sale, acquisition and financing transactions involving private equity funds and their portfolio companies.

Mergers & Acquisitions:  purchases, sales and mergers involving public and private companies.

Representative Engagements

  • Assisted in representation of privately held VoIP technology company in sale process to private firm in telecommunications technology industry.
  • Supported team representing private equity portfolio company that provides on-line mortgage origination software in $231 million sale process to Canadian public company.
  • Assisted in representation of private company borrower closing $225 million credit facility.
  • Worked with team representing private equity portfolio company in travel and hospitality industry in acquiring private company that provides travel marketing research and events.
  • Assists teams counseling early-stage technology firms in corporate formation and governance, friends-and-family financings and private placements.

Professional and Community Involvement

Before entering law school, Mr. Savoie represented the United States in the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy, where he finished seventh place in Men’s Singles Figure Skating.  Following his competitive career, he completed a four-year term as the athlete representative to the Single & Pair Skating Technical Committee of the International Skating Union.  Mr. Savoie currently volunteers as a writing coach with Citizen Schools’ 8th Grade Academy.

 

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