Matthew D. Mitchell is a partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. Matt concentrates his practice in the areas of banking, corporate and securities, and real estate. Matt represents clients in a wide range of corporate and transactional matters, including entity formation and reorganization, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and commercial contract drafting and negotiation. In addition, Matt assists clients in acquiring, developing, and leasing real estate, and represents financial institutions in a variety of lending and regulatory matters. Prior to joining Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP, Matt clerked for the Honorable Bobby E. Shepherd of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and worked in the Birmingham office of Balch & Bingham, LLP. Matt worked for the accounting firm RSM US LLP before attending law school.