Matthew Steinmetz focuses primarily on leveraged buyouts of public and private companies, as well as recaps and joint ventures. His experience spans a wide variety of sectors, including technology, media, healthcare, industrials and retail. His principal clients include both large cap and middle cap leveraged buyout funds, located in the U.S. and abroad. In addition to his considerable transactional work, he is a trusted advisor to a number of senior PE fund managers.



Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, has listed Matthew as a leading corporate M&A and private equity attorney. The Legal 500 U.S. recognized Matthew for Private Equity Buyouts.

Memberships & Affiliations

Board of Directors, Facets Multimedia

Former Member, Board of Directors, Communities in Schools, Chicago

Former Member, Board of Trustees, Alma College

Firm Activities

Member, Executive Committee

Co-chair, Finance Committee


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1988New York
  • 1989Illinois


  • Notre Dame Law SchoolJ.D.1987
  • University of Chicago Booth School of BusinessM.B.A.1989
  • Alma CollegeB.A.1984