Matt Colman is a partner in Kirkland’s Technology & IP Transactions Practice Group, focusing on structuring and negotiating complex transactions involving technology, intellectual property, content, and data, including mergers and acquisitions, minority investments, debt financings, joint ventures, strategic alliances, license agreements, development agreements, and services agreements.

Matt also regularly advises clients on the collection, sharing, and monetization of data, cross-border data transfers, the protection of sensitive information, and development of incident response plans. 



Recognized for Technology: Transactions by The Legal 500 United States, 2019–2020

Memberships & Affiliations

Chicago Bar Foundation — Young Professionals Board


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2009Illinois


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2009
  • Hamilton CollegeB.A., Governmentmagna cum laude2006