Matthew R. Lewin

Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Matthew R. Lewin

Matthew R. Lewin

Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Biography

Matthew R. Lewin has devoted his career to serving as bond counsel and underwriter's counsel on a wide variety of municipal financings, including private activity and general governmental bond issues, throughout the United States. The focus of his practice has primarily centered on tax-exempt financings for charter schools, public housing, multi-family affordable housing, elementary, secondary and higher education, health care and miscellaneous 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations, small issue (manufacturing), solid waste financings for landfills and other private entities, utilities, port facilities, empowerment zone facilities, airports, stadiums and governmental facilities.

Matt founded and chairs GT's Charter School Group consisting of 60 attorneys nationwide active in the charter school community. He specializes in charter school finance and, in particular, the national market for the issuance of charter school revenue bonds.

Matt was bond counsel in connection with the issuance by the Chicago Housing Authority of its $291 million Capital Program Revenue Bonds, Series 2001, which represented the first securitization of federal public housing capital grants ever undertaken in the United States. The transaction was selected as The Bond Buyer's inaugural "Deal of the Year" in the United States. He was underwriter's counsel in connection with the joint issuance by 37 Alabama public housing authorities of their $125 million Capital Fund Revenue Bonds, Series 2003, representing the first pooled securitization of federal public housing capital grants ever undertaken in the United States. The transaction was selected as The Bond Buyer's "Southeast Deal of the Year" for 2003.

Matt has written several articles regarding the issuance of public housing authority capital fund revenue bonds and is a frequent speaker on this topic at NAHRO, PHADA and other PHA national, regional and state conferences.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Shareholder & Executive Chairman at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Shareholder & Chair, International Tax Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Chairman-Real Estate Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Shareholder & Chair, Statutory Compliance & Contracts & Regulatory Practice Group at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Co-Chair, National Public Finance Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Matthew R. Lewin
Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP
Education
MBA
Class of 1981

Founded in 1920 as the Indiana University School of Commerce and Finance, the Kelley School has grown into one of the most respected business schools in the world. The Kelley School offers undergraduate, MBA, master’s, graduate certificates, and doctoral degrees at IU’s Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses.

JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
Class of 1981

Founded in 1842, the Indiana University Maurer School of Law is the ninth oldest law school in the U.S. and the first state school in the Midwest. Located in a beautifully wooded setting in Bloomington, a classic college town, the IU campus is consistently ranked among the most beautiful in the nation. Our heritage is local, but our presence is global: More than half of our graduates find jobs outside Indiana.

BS, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1977

The University at Albany, known officially as University at Albany, State University of New York, is an internationally recognized public research institution with campuses in Albany, Guilderland, and East Greenbush, New York, United States. The oldest university campus of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, founded in 1844, it carries out a broad mission of undergraduate and graduate education, research, and service, and has grown to be a flagship institution of New York. The University has three campuses: the Uptown Campus in Albany and Guilderland's McKownville neighborhood, the Downtown Campus in Albany, and the East Campus in East Greenbush, just east of Albany.

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The National Association of Bond Lawyers was incorporated as an Illinois non-profit corporation on February 5, 1979, for the purposes of educating its members and others in the law relating to state and municipal bonds and other obligations, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas as to law and practice, improving the state of the art in the field, providing advice and comment at the federal, state and local levels with respect to legislation, regulations, rulings and other action, or proposals therefore, affecting state and municipal obligations, and providing advice and comment with regard to state and municipal obligations in proceedings before courts and administrative bodies through briefs and memoranda as a friend of the court or agency.

Career History
Shareholder
Current

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S.

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2014

Adler University is a private company headquartered in Chicago, IL. The firm operates as a public research university.

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2013

Founded in 1920 as the Indiana University School of Commerce and Finance, the Kelley School has grown into one of the most respected business schools in the world. The Kelley School offers undergraduate, MBA, master’s, graduate certificates, and doctoral degrees at IU’s Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses.

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Adler University is a private company headquartered in Chicago, IL. The firm operates as a public research university.

Political Donations
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2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

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Admitted to the Illinois Bar
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