BLG Team / Matt Johnson

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Matt Johnson is an accomplished technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions attorney who is recognized for providing comprehensive strategic, legal, and commercial advice to his clients.

Over the course of his career, Matt has drafted and negotiated services agreements, technology licenses, and procurement contracts ranging in value from thousands of dollars to five billion dollars. He has also worked with clients to develop complete sourcing strategies for their information technology operations and business processes, to prepare related RFPs, and to evaluate potential suppliers’ bids. His clients have included financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, and technology companies; many of the transactions on which he has worked have involved the client’s global operations.

Matt’s in-house and operations executive experiences give him a deeper understanding of practical and operational aspects of legal transactions, enhancing the value he offers his clients. Matt takes a broad approach to his work, drawing on his understanding of the business context of a transaction, to provide actionable legal and commercial advice to help clients of every size meet their objectives.

Prior to joining BLG, Matt worked as in-house counsel at one of the nation’s largest home health and hospice companies and practiced law with two of the top outsourcing practice groups in the U.S. Before becoming a lawyer, Matt was an operations executive in the assisted living industry. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and George Washington University Law School.

Employment History

Bortstein Legal Group, Partner, 2013-Present

Amedisys Inc, Vice President Legal, 2010-2013

Alston & Bird, Attorney, 2006-2010

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Attorney, 2002-2006

Sunrise Senior Living, Vice President Operations, 1995-2002