Matthew Hinderman is a partner in Levenfeld Pearlstein's Corporate and Securities Practice Group. Matthew concentrates his practice in the area of tax and corporate planning for corporate mergers and acquisitions. In addition, he counsels his clients on private equity transactions, partnership transactions, international transactions and other tax matters.

Matthew often works closely with private equity funds or owners of closely held businesses in the middle market acquisition space where he assists with structuring transactions and creating effective tax structures. He also assists by performing complicated calculations to model out potential tax consequences and waterfall distributions for partnership or limited liability company agreements.

His large law-firm experience and straight-forward approach to addressing business challenges has earned Matthew praise from clients who value his responsiveness, in-depth knowledge and willingness to go the extra mile for his clients.

Prior to joining LP, Matthew was a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and an accountant with CMD Realty Investors Inc. and Deloitte & Touche LLP. Matthew graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law where he was a staff member at the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal and received the Chicago Bar Associations’ Federal Taxation Committee’s Tax Student Award. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University Of Notre Dame in 1997 and in 2000, he passed the Certified Public Account exam in Illinois.

  • Bar Admissions: Illinois, 2004

    Education: University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1997
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D. 2004, magna cum laude, CALI recipient

  • Honors & Awards: CALI Award: Advanced Corporate Tax, 2003, Corporate & Partnership Tax, 2003
    Hugh L. Dick Memorial Award for Outstanding Performance in the Area of Taxation, 2004
    Chicago Bar Association Federal Taxation Committee, Tax Student Award, 2004
    Recognized by The Legal 500 US, 2014-2015

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