Press Release

Munsch Hardt Enhances Corporate Finance Practice with Addition of Matthew DeArman

Mar 20, 2017

(Munsch Hardt) is pleased to announce highly regarded Corporate Finance attorney Matthew DeArman will join the firm as a Shareholder in its Dallas office on Monday, March 20, 2017. DeArman regularly represents agents and lenders, as well as public and private corporate borrowers.

“Munsch Hardt’s Corporate Finance Section has been one of the busiest and hardest working areas of the firm over the past 18 months. From workouts in the energy sector to complex banking transactions and debt restructuring matters, our team truly works with some of the most sophisticated lenders in the country,” said Phil Appenzeller, CEO of Munsch Hardt. “As we continue growing this team, we are committed to hiring the best and brightest. In welcoming Matt to the Dallas office, we are adding new skills, insights and knowledge to our local team and to our national practice.”

DeArman, formerly with Norton Rose Fulbright, touts a strong track record of success in working with clients on complicated transactions, including secured and unsecured revolving and term facilities, first lien and second lien transactions, oil and gas reserve-based lending, asset-based lending, debtor-in-possession financing, as well as loan restructurings and workouts.

“I am very much looking forward to working with Munsch Hardt’s renowned Corporate Finance team and leveraging the firm’s capabilities to serve some of the most complex middle-market deals in both Texas and throughout the country,” said DeArman. “Moving to Munsch Hardt and working alongside lawyers I’ve long respected is an ideal next step as I look to keep building upon my practice.”

DeArman received his Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Religion with cum laude honors from the University of Florida where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He is a member of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association and recently presented on commitment papers at Norton Rose Fulbright's 2016 M&A School.