As General Counsel, Matt directs corporate governance,SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT
regulatory compliance, and contract administration efforts
across all franchise lines.
Matt joined Five Star Franchising after seven years of
experience as an attorney, having advised companies as
outside counsel, as well as in-house.
His specialties include: litigation, real estate, corporate law,
civil disputes, insurance representation, corporate
counseling, dispute resolution, risk management,
regulatory counsel, and compliance.
Matt has managed and litigated disputes between parties
and negotiated settlements across the spectrum of civil
litigation, including probative discovery, successful
motions practice, legal research and writing, appellate
practice, and legal consultation to individuals and
Some of his further experience includes digesting and
monitoring updates to the legal landscape to advise
clients or departments and successfully adapt policies
and procedures to assure compliance with applicable laws
and regulations, as well as to manage risk effectively.
Matt earned both a bachelor’s degree in history from
Brigham Young University and a juris doctor from
Washington and Lee University School of Law.