Matt Wells - Ray Quinney & Nebeker PC

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Matt Wells

Ray Quinney & Nebeker PC

36 South State Street, Suite 1400

Salt Lake City, UT 84111


Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Business Formation
  • Venture Capital
  • Corporate Law
  • Securities Law
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Matthew G. Wells is a shareholder at Ray Quinney & Nebeker P.C. in The Venture Practice. Matt joined the firm after spending seven years with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in its Palo Alto and Salt Lake City offices, where he completed more than 30 buy- and sell-side M&A transactions, 70 issuer- and investor-side preferred stock financings and 60 issuer- and lender-side convertible debt financings. His practice continues to focus on the representation of public and private technology companies and the investors that finance them.

Matt has substantial transactional experience in business formation, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, equity public offerings and general public company representation. Additionally, he has negotiated various intellectual property licenses, software development agreements and distribution agreements and regularly advises boards of directors on corporate governance and equity compensation matters.

Prior to attending law school, Matt was a management consultant with International Technology & Trade Associates (ITTA) in Washington, D.C., advising multinational clients on cross-border technology investments and international strategy. He has lived in Germany and served internships with the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means and the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria.


University of Virginia, J.D., 2000

Managing Editor, Virginia Law Review
Law Clerk, Honorable Paul M. Peatross, Jr., Circuit Judge, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Virginia
President, Virginia Society of Law and Technology
Co-founder and Vice President, Rex E. Lee Law Society
Best Brief Award

Brigham Young University, B.A., Anthropology, 1995

Summa Cum Laude with University Honors
Edwin S. Hinckley Scholar
BYUSA Associate Vice President for University Relations
Research awards for field work in India, Mexico and Austria

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Practice Areas: Business > Corporate Law
Business > Business Law
Business > Mergers & Acquisitions
Business > Venture Capital
Business > Securities Law
Business > Business Formation
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