Matt Kuhn meets the comprehensive corporate legal needs of public and private companies. He counsels clients on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and securities regulations. Matt brings insight from experience in both private practice and in-house roles to provide clients with practical advice and pragmatic solutions.

M&A and Capital Markets Transactions

Matt represents buyers, sellers and financial advisors in domestic and international M&A transactions. He seeks to understand clients' objectives and creatively resolve issues to achieve those objectives. Matt's M&A experience includes transactions in the health care, manufacturing, software, consumer products and chemical industries.

Matt also has significant experience representing companies forming joint ventures and assisting financial advisors with the preparation of fairness opinions. Matt represents issuers, underwriters, placement agents and investors in capital-raising transactions.

Corporate Governance and Securities Regulation

Matt has assisted public companies such as Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, Piper Jaffray Companies, Proto Labs, Inc., Life Time Fitness, Inc. and IKONICS Corporation with preparing SEC reports and proxy statements. He also advises public and private companies on corporate governance matters.

In-House and Corporate Experience

From 2015-17, Matt was vice president and assistant general counsel at Bluestem Brands, a parent company of several ecommerce retail brands. In this role, Matt had direct responsibility for Bluestem’s legal team and advised management and the board of directors on securities, corporate governance, debt financing, commercial transactions and strategic matters.

Prior to joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Matt worked as a contract analyst at Guy Carpenter & Company, one of the world's largest reinsurance intermediaries, where he drafted and reviewed reinsurance treaties for numerous lines of business.

Faculty Positions

  • William Mitchell College of Law — Adjunct Professor of Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Spring 2013 and 2014


Bar Admissions



William Mitchell College of Law
J.D. salutatorian, summa cum laude, Law Review (editor-in-chief) (2006)

Georgetown University
B.A. magna cum laude (2002)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • LLCs: The Limits of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith
    Deal Lawyers, May-June 2018

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Taste of the NFL


Minnesota Super Lawyers — Rising Stars, 2018-19
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