Veteran Finance & Restructuring Lawyer Matt DeArman Joins Dorsey in Dallas

International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Matthew
“Matt” DeArman has joined the Firm’s Finance & Restructuring Group in
Dallas as a Partner.

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Dorsey & Whitney is pleased to announce that Matthew “Matt” DeArman has joined the Firm’s Finance & Restructuring Group in Dallas as a Partner. (Photo: Dorsey & Whitney LLP)

Mr. DeArman’s practice focuses on the representation of agents, lenders
and public and private corporate borrowers in a variety of finance
transactions and restructuring matters, including in connection with
secured and unsecured revolving and term facilities, asset-based
lending, oil and gas reserve-based lending, first lien/second lien
transactions, bridge and mezzanine financing, acquisitions financing,
cross-border transactions and debtor-in-possession financing. His
practice has an emphasis on asset-based lending and oil and gas related
financings but he has experience representing clients with respect to
transactions and workouts in a variety of industries secured by a
variety of assets with commitments of up to $2.5 billion.

He joins Dorsey from Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C., where he was a
shareholder in the Dallas office. Prior to joining Munsch Hardt in 2017,
he was a partner in the corporate finance section of Norton Rose

Mr. DeArman received a B.A. cum laude from the University of Florida,
where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. with honors from the
University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Review
of Litigation and a recipient of the Clarence Leon Carter and John
Winston Carter Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Law.

“Matt will be a great addition to our strong Firm-wide Finance &
Restructuring team and to our rapidly growing Dallas office, which we
opened in March 2017,” noted Ken Cutler, Managing Partner of Dorsey &
Whitney. “His experience and expertise not only complement our existing
strengths across the platform in banking and finance, they also mesh
perfectly with our Firm-wide focus industries, especially in energy and
natural resources and in banking and financial institutions.”

“I am very pleased to be joining Dorsey and its great Firm-wide team of
banking, finance and restructuring lawyers,” added Mr. DeArman. “I look
forward to serving Dorsey’s exceptional client base and to introducing
my Dorsey colleagues to the clients I have been serving for years.”

About Dorsey & Whitney LLPClients have relied on Dorsey
since 1912 as a valued business partner. With locations across the
United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey
provides an integrated, proactive approach to its clients’ legal and
business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world’s most
successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders
in the banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and
natural resources, and public-private project development sectors, as
well as major non-profit and government entities.

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