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Matthew A. Vigunas



210 Carnegie Center
Suite 102
Princeton, NJ 08540
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J.D., Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
M.B.A., Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
B.A., cum laude, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, International Relations and History
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Matthew A. Vigunas


Matthew A. Vigunas is the Member-in-Charge of Clark Hill's Princeton office, and is also a a member of the Banking & Financial Services group. Matt’s practice focuses on sophisticated commercial financing transactions where he represents financial institutions and corporations in a wide variety of commercial credit transactions, including syndicated credit facilities, single-bank loans, asset-based facilities, and commercial real estate loans.  He also represents asset managers and issuers in complex structured finance offerings.

Matt earned his J.D. at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, his M.B.A. at Villanova University School of Business, and his B.A. in International Relations and History, cum laude, at the University of Delaware.  He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Delaware.


Negotiating syndicated and un-syndicated multi-million dollar commercial loans secured by real estate (domestic and international) and/or business assets

Managing the Delaware-specific components of various asset securitization transactions, including formation of Delaware entities and liquidating trusts to be used in asset securitizations and asset liquidations, and delivering legal opinions regarding such transactions

Representing multiple Delaware limited liability companies in connection with their mergers into Cayman entities as part of CLO securitizations

Negotiating $500 million debt facility as part of a merger transaction involving two publicly-traded companies

Negotiating private label and co-brand consumer credit card program agreements and purchase agreements

Negotiating third-party vendor servicing and marketing agreements for financial institutions and alternative lenders

Representing a hedge fund client on the purchase of a real estate investment company that owned multi-million dollar commercial real estate properties in Bermuda

Advising clients on federal banking regulatory issues, including the Dodd-Frank Act and FDIC receiverships, as well as state regulatory issues affecting financial service companies

Representing a client in the multi-million dollar sale of a privately owned loan company

Counseling financial institutions and alternative lenders on the development and implementation of new alternative consumer loan programs

Developing the terms and conditions of a payment management system offered by a financial services client

Performing various due diligence tasks associated with the acquisition of existing consumer credit card portfolios

Advising a secured hedge fund lender on the workout and ultimate foreclosure of a multi-million dollar commercial real estate property