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Matthew "Matt" R. Burnstein

Partner, Chairman
Tina Newman
615.850.8868 direct

Matt Burnstein is the Chairman of Waller’s Board of Directors, having assumed that position in 2014.

In representing large healthcare companies growing through acquisitions or emerging companies seeking venture capital funding, Matt focuses on facilitating the deal. Clients benefit from Matt's instincts and experience and his understanding of their priorities and strategic objectives. Matt has deep experience with transactions that have transformed small companies and helped large companies maintain and expand their operational footprints and competitive advantages.

Representative clients include:

  • Private equity funds and venture capital funds
  • Early-stage and emerging businesses
  • Ambulatory surgery and other outpatient providers
  • Behavioral healthcare providers
  • Hospital companies
  • Financial technology and payments companies
  • National research university

Responsive and sensitive to client business needs, Matt works effectively with opposing counsel to keep transactions on track. He has helped companies of all sizes and types build strategic relationships and get deals done. Early-stage companies and sophisticated investors alike have benefited from Matt’s counsel.

Chambers USA recognizes Matt as a leader in Corporate/M&A work, and Best Lawyers lists him in the category of Corporate Law.  Matt received an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 1996
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, 1993
    • Phi Beta Kappa
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  • Tennessee


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