Klehr Harrison Expands Corporate Practice Bringing on Former General Counsel

PHILADELPHIA (July 18, 2019) Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP (Klehr Harrison) is pleased to announce that Matthew M. McDonald has joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate and Securities Practice Group. McDonald previously served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel to GAIN Capital, a NYSE-listed provider of foreign exchange and over-the-counter derivative trading services.

Bill Matthews, Chair of the Corporate and Securities Practice Group at Klehr Harrison said, “Matt’s ability to problem solve pragmatically from the client’s perspective makes him an invaluable and ideal addition to our team.”

“I understand the issues our clients face, having been in-house for a number of years now,” McDonald stated, “this experience will help me give Klehr Harrison clients insight and practical guidance on their day-to-day business needs.” Managing Partner, Brad Krouse, said “The addition of Matt continues our plan of strategic growth and gives us the ability to take advantage of certain significant corporate opportunities. We are very excited to have Matt join our team.”

While his practice is focused on advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, investments, securities compliance and corporate governance, McDonald also has extensive experience in contract drafting and negotiation, litigation management, regulatory compliance and HR legal support. McDonald has also represented private and public clients in private equity and PIPEs transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities reporting and public offerings and corporate governance.

McDonald earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and his B.B.A., magna cum laude, from Texas A&M University.

Prior to working at GAIN Capital, McDonald worked at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP as a partner in its Corporate and Securities group.

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