Michael D. De Matteis


Michael counsels clients in the areas of general and corporate business as well as real estate matters.  His practice focuses on corporate law governance issues, entity formation and organization, mergers and acquisitions, private placements, commercial real estate purchases and commercial lease negotiations. 

Contact Information

75 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44308
4518 Fulton Road, Suite 202, Canton, Ohio 44718


The University of Akron School of Law, JD, magna cum laude
The University of Akron College of Business Administration, MBA, Management
Walsh University, BA, Management and BA, Marketing, magna cum laude

Additionally, his practice involves the review and drafting of general contracts, asset and stock purchase agreements, employment agreements, consulting agreements, independent contractor agreements, and supply agreements.

Michael also has experience in drafting privacy policies and terms of use for clients' websites. 

Michael was a member of the firm's Summer Associate Program.  While in law school, Michael co-founded the Corporate and Business Legal Society.

Representative Matters

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented a dialysis practice in connection with its joint venture transaction with one of the largest health care companies in North America, including, the negotiation and drafting of the governance documents for the new joint venture entity
  • Represented a gastroenterology practice in connection with the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of another gastroenterology practice
  • Represented a privately-held manufacturing company in connection with the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of another privately-held manufacturing and design company, and its manufacturing facility

Real Estate

  • Represented a real estate holding company in connection with the sale of its two-story office building, including, the assignment of existing tenant leases
  • Represented a medical and dental care practice in connection with its acquisition of two parcels of land in order to expand its practice reach

General Corporate

  • Represented a physician in connection with the settlement of a lawsuit, which included the corporate reorganization of a multimillion-dollar biopharmaceutical company, including, negotiating and drafting the substantive transactional documents for the reorganization and the amended and restated governance documents for the biopharmaceutical company

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Summit County Bar Association
  • Stark County Bar Association

Professional Honors & Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Corporations
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Real Estate & Finance
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Secured Transactions



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