Matthew P. Schofield

Schofield Matthew

Matt Schofield counsels his clients on a wide variety of corporate law matters, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, debt financings, equity investments, and general corporate governance. With clients ranging from start-ups to later-stage companies working in an array of industries, including technology, healthcare, commercial equipment, cybersecurity, and food service, Matt has gained broad experience in negotiating and drafting key business documents for many different types of complex deals. Matt also assists LGBTQ+ business owners in developing creative ways to grow and expand their businesses.

Before joining Venable, Matt taught Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 at Miami Central High School in Miami-Dade County, Florida.


Representative Matters

  • Represented a private equity fund and its portfolio company in several acquisitions of Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise bakeries




  • J.D. magna cum laude University of Maryland School of Law 2018
    • Order of the Coif
    • Executive articles editor, Maryland Law Review
    • Class president, 2015 – 2018
    • 2017 Myerowitz Moot Court Competition – Best Brief
    • William P. Cunningham Award for Exceptional Achievement and Service
  • B.A. The College of William & Mary 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Board of Directors, Boys Hope Girls Hope
  • Member, Board of Directors, Stocks in the Future