“Growing up around my father’s business, I’ve always admired the entrepreneurial mindset. It takes a special type of person to own and operate a successful business and I have developed a passion for assisting that type of person.”
As a business attorney, Matt has dedicated his practice to helping businesses and business owners through all phases of the business life cycle. Matt prides himself in getting the job done right and in a way that’s best suited for the client. With a background in business finance and a focus on corporate and business law, Matt has the ability to provide practical solutions to resolve complex business matters.
Prior to starting Penwell Bowman + Curran, Matt was a business attorney with a regional firm in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania where he counseled business clients of all types and sizes. Matt has extensive experience in:
Understanding that future success requires thoughtful planning today, Matt also has experience assisting business owners and individuals alike with business succession and transition planning.
Growing up around his father’s business, Matt has always had a fascination with the entrepreneurial spirit. A lifelong competitor and athlete, Matt attended The Ohio State University on a baseball scholarship where he studied business finance. It was at Ohio State where Matt was introduced to the area of business law, and knew he had found his calling. From there, he returned to his hometown of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and attended Widener University Commonwealth Law School where he continued to develop his new found passion for business law.
Matt graduated from law school at the top of his class, summa cum laude, and was awarded the Dean’s Award for demonstrating outstanding legal aptitude. As a law student, Matt was a senior editor of the Widener Law Journal, an Academic Support Fellow mentoring first year law students and a research assistant for various professors. Matt was awarded seven Certificates of Achievement and also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable P. Kevin Brobson, Judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.
Matt has a mild obsession with fly fishing and in his spare time enjoys craft beer, playing guitar and spending time with his wife, Kelly, and daughter, Poppy, in the great outdoors.
Super Lawyers Rising Star – Mergers & Acquisitions, 2019
Select Lawyers, Business/Commercial Law and Contract Law, 2015
Selected in Central Penn Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 Awards, 2018
Harrisburg Magazine, Local Legal Leaders, Corporate Law, Estate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions, 2016
Leadership Cumberland Area, Class of 2017
Widener Commonwealth Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2013
The Ohio State University, B.S. in Finance, 2009
A Harrisburg-based corporate and securities law firm.
PENWELL BOWMAN + CURRAN LLC
215 Pine Street, Suite 200
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 727-0570