About Matt

Matt Bartus is a partner in the Cooley Business department and a member of the Emerging Companies practice group. He maintains offices in Cooley's Palo Alto and San Francisco offices. Matt represents high-growth companies throughout their entire lifecycle, from pre-incorporation to an acquisition or IPO. On a day-to-day basis, this includes advising entrepreneurs, incorporating companies and advising them on operational and employment issues, stock options and equity grants and commercial ... Read more

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance
Business and Corporate




Cooley LLP

Partner 2011 - Present

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Partner 2009 - 2011

Gunderson Dettmer

Partner 2007 - 2009

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Attorney 2003 - 2007

Brobeck Phleger & Harrison

Attorney 2000 - 2003

M&A at Sullivan & Cromwell

Attorney 1997 - 2000


Syracuse University

BA - Bachelor of ArtsGraduated in 1992

New York University School of Law

JD - Juris DoctorGraduated in 1998

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