Matthew West

Associate

Matt West
  • JD, magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2021; G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar; Paul J. Liacos Distinguished Scholar; Edward F. Hennessey Distinguished Scholar; Editor, Boston University Law Review
  • BBA (Accounting), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2021

Matthew West

Associate

Matthew joined Ropes and Gray’s corporate department in 2021 with a focus on finance and private equity transactions. During law school, Matt served as an editor for the Boston University Law Review and worked as a research assistant with a focus on corporate director liability and bankruptcy. Prior to law school, he worked as an ETF accountant for a large international bank.

Experience

  • Representing FB Debt Financing Guarantor, LLC and certain of its subsidiaries (“Forma Brands”), a builder of top beauty brands including Morphe®, Morphe 2®, Jaclyn Cosmetics®, and Born Dreamer®, in their Chapter 11 cases to address approximately $870 million of funded indebtedness, facilitate a going-concern 363 sale transaction for substantially all assets, and resolve numerous complex licensing and potential litigation issues. 
  • JD, magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2021; G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar; Paul J. Liacos Distinguished Scholar; Edward F. Hennessey Distinguished Scholar; Editor, Boston University Law Review
  • BBA (Accounting), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2021
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