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Matt is an Associate Attorney with the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. and practices out of the Hudson, Canton and Massillon offices.   Matt is a member of the firm’s Business/Corporate and Real Estate Practice Sections.  Matt joined the firm in 2014 as a law clerk and was made an Associate of the firm after graduating first in his class from the University of Akron Law School and being admitted to practice law in 2016.

Education

  • The University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctor (2016), summa cum laude
    • Served as Board Member on the University of Akron Board of Trustees
    • Member of The Akron Law Review
    • Recipient:  Donald M. and Mary E. Jenkins Award for highest grade point average culminating in a J.D.
    • Recipient:  CALI Award for Excellence in Corporations; Contracts I; Contracts II; Property I; Property II; Basic Business Associations; Advanced Legal Applications; Wills, Trusts and Estates I; Wills, Trusts and Estates II; Torts; Evidence; Criminal Law; Administration of Criminal Justice
  • The University of Akron, B.A. summa cum laude, Political Science (2013)
    • Member of the University of Akron Honors College
    • The University of Akron Center of Conflict Management
    • Certificate in Political Conflict; Mediation Training

Professional Experience

  • Counsels clients in all aspects of their business including, entity selection, formation, contract negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, business and succession planning.
  • Experience in corporate organizing and reorganizing stock/unit purchase and redemption agreements, and buy-sell agreements.
  • Provides representation to clients as corporate counsel, including negotiation & preparation of business-related contracts.
  • Experience information and representation of non-profit organizations.
  • Negotiation of real estate purchase agreements and leases for residential and commercial transactions.

Courts and Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio (2016)
  • Member:  Stark County Bar Association
  • Member:  Akron Bar Association
  • Member:  Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member:  American Bar Association

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Boys and Girls Club of Massillon, President, Board of Directors
  • Massillon Rotary, President & Board Member
  • Massillon Rotary Foundation, Board Member
  • Bethlehem Township Zoning Board,  Member of the Board
  • The University of Akron Board of Trustees, Former Board Member

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2022
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® “Ones To Watch” 2021, 2022

Articles Published by Matthew R. Hull

Ohio Revised Limited Liability Company Act

General Information The Ohio Revised Limited Liability Company Act (ORC Chapter 1706 – the “Revised Act”) will become applicable to all LLCs in Ohio as of February 11, 2022 (see §1706.83). After that date, the Revised Act will govern all LLCs formed (or qualified to do business as foreign LLCs) […]

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What Business Owners Need to Know About The Corporate Transparency Act

The Corporate Transparency Act The National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) was passed by Congress at the end of 2020. Included within the NDAA is what is known as the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) which was enacted into law as of January 1, 2021. However, required compliance with the reporting requirement […]

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October CARES Act Funding

In April of this year, $100 billion in CARES Act relief funds were allocated to businesses, hospitals, schools, and citizens affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Another round of federal funding under the CARES Act was approved by the Ohio Controlling Board in August. Many of those businesses, citizens, and institutions […]

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Ohio General Assembly Passes New Law Affecting High School and Youth Sports

Senate Bill 252, better known as Lindsay’s Law, was passed by the Ohio General Assembly and signed into law by Governor John Kasich, and recently took effect on August 1, 2017. The law is aimed at combating the sudden cardiac arrest in high school and youth athletes and is similar […]

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Senate Bill 199 Expands Concealed Carry Laws

On December 19, 2016, Governor John Kasich signed Senate Bill 199 which, among other provisions, provides for the expansion of the concealed carry of handguns. These changes will take effect March 20, 2017. This legal summary will focus on three major changes to the law: who may carry a concealed […]

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