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About Matt

Matt began his career as a commercial and intellectual property litigator in 1998 for the national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he gained lead-counsel trial experience and mentoring from prominent litigators.

He later joined the Minneapolis, Minnesota based firm of Briggs & Morgan PA— where he was a key component of the firm’s prestigious and nationally recognized Telecommunications Law Group. Matt continued his intellectual property and commercial/business litigation practice as a member of the firm’s business litigation group. At Briggs, Matthew gained extensive courtroom experience in state and federal courts around the country.

Matt’s drive to make certain his clients received the finest legal counsel fostered further success as evidenced by the numerous accolades and awards from local and national legal publications and groups as “a leading litigator under 40″ (“Top 40 Under 40″–“Young Lawyer’s to Watch”), listed in “Who’s Who in American Law” several years and being named by a local magazine as a “Rising Star” in the Twin Cities legal community.

From there, Matthew joined Skolnick & Schiff P.A., a respected Minneapolis-based boutique business litigation/trial law firm, chairing the firm’s IP litigation practice. In 2008, Matthew left the practice of law to attend Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.

In November of 2010, armed with the experience and expertise gained through practicing with some the best and brightest legal minds in the country and the knowledge gained during his time in medical school, Matt was hand-picked to run the Medical Law Group and serve as Chief Legal Officer of Axon JuriMed Group, LLC, a nationally recognized medical/pharmaceutical and medical device law trial consulting firm based in San Francisco.

Matt has vigorously and successfully represented clients in all phases of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and state and federal jury trials.

In 2016, Matt founded CryptoGroup LLC, a cryptocurrency (e.g. Bitcoin) and blockchain technology startup.  As the company’s Chief Technology Officer and managing member, Matt is responsible for directed all technical (non-sales) aspects of CryptoGroup, including overseeing its mining farms, designing and building cutting edge mining rigs for clients, and developing innovative solutions such as a solar powered mining rig, and the use of shipping containers to house mining rigs and farms.  The two ideas are combined in the company’s latest offering a mobile shipping container which is not only covered in solar cells for the electricity hungry mining rigs, but the mobility of the container allows it to be transported to locations where electric power is renewable, inexpensive and clean.  CryptoGroup is developing an EC20 token which represents an ownership stake in this subsidiary of CryptoGroup LLC

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