Matt

Pelnar

Counsel, Atrium

About Matt

Matt acts as outside general counsel to a wide range of emerging growth companies. He counsels his clients on corporate governance matters, venture financings, employment issues, board matters, equity strategies, and operational challenges. Matt has worked with venture-backed clients throughout their lifecycles, from formation to exit.

Matt previously worked at Ropes & Gray LLP and Gunderson Dettmer LLP in San Francisco, California. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Matt was an officer in the United States Marine Corps.

Education and
Credentials

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP
  • UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Cambridge University
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Practices and
Industries

  • Corporate
  • Securities
  • Emerging Companies
  • Venture Capital

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