Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. is bolstering its Corporate & Securities practice with the addition of Matthew Gardella, a veteran attorney who has extensive experience in securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Gardella joins as a Member based in Boston.
Mr. Gardella brings more than 20 years of experience helping companies navigate complex transactions, including IPOs; private investments in public equity (PIPEs); follow-on public equity and debt offerings; private placements; and mergers and acquisitions. He has served as counsel for clients engaged in a broad range of industries, including retail, technology, life sciences and media/telecommunications.
“The continued, high level of deal-making across various industries requires deep knowledge and experience to help clients capitalize on significant and often complex opportunities,” said Peter Demuth, Chair of Mintz Corporate & Securities practice. “Matt is a terrific addition to the deep bench of talent we have in this area. We’re delighted to welcome him to the firm.
Mr. Gardella regularly advises officers and directors on such matters as Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and the ongoing reporting requirements of publicly traded companies. He is a frequent speaker on how these issues affect firms and their executive officers and directors.
Mr. Gardella has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” for Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law. He holds a J.D. from Boston University and a B.A. from Dartmouth College, and has served as a member of the Board of Overseers of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, and as Co-Chair of the Securities Law Committee of the Boston Bar Association.