Matt Chambers focuses his practice on investment management, corporate and securities law. In his investment management practice, he advises registered investment companies (mutual funds), investment partnerships (hedge funds and private equity funds) and investment advisers. Mr. Chambers has extensive experience assisting clients with ongoing investment management and securities law compliance responsibilities, both on the federal and state level. He provides counsel and business advice to investment companies and investment advisers with respect to SEC filings, regulatory exams, corporate governance and disclosure matters on a regular basis. He also assists investment advisers and investment companies with reorganizations, asset sales and mergers.
Mr. Chambers advises registered and unregistered funds, including mutual funds, hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds and real estate funds, and provides regular counsel on registration statements, prospectuses, private placement memorandum (PPMs) and related offering documentation, as well as blue sky and corporate law issues.
Mr. Chambers also assists clients with ongoing SEC reporting, including matters related to beneficial ownership reporting (e.g., Schedule 13D's and 13G's, Form 4's) and required investment adviser filings (e.g., Form ADV and Form PF).
Mr. Chambers also regularly represents clients participating in mergers and acquisitions ranging in size from $1 million to $140 million.
Mr. Chambers regularly participates in speaking engagements on securities and compliance matters for industry groups, including the National Society of Compliance Professionals.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Chambers pursued graduate studies in religion, culminating in two years of doctoral studies at Emory University's Graduate Division of Religion.
Professional & Community Activities
88.5 WFDD - The NPR News and Triad Arts Station, Community Advisory Board, Chair
Georgia Law Review, Former Articles Editor