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Matt Shames

Adjunct Professor of Law
Executive Director of JURIST
mshames@pitt.edu

From Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.

Matt is a Director in the Firm’s Real Estate, Public Finance, Affordable Housing and Corporate & Tax Groups. His practice focuses on real estate development and financing, emerging business technologies and general transactional and corporate matters. He represents commercial developers in the acquisition, financing and development of retail, office, residential and industrial properties, landlords and tenants involved in lease negotiations, and condominium developers in all aspects of forming complex mixed-use and residential condominium projects. Matt also advises clients in connection with various commercial transactions and general corporate matters, and represents borrowers and lenders in various financing transactions.

Education
Degree: 
JD, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2005
Degree: 
BA, University of Pennsylvania