Matthew C. Sweger

Matthew C. Sweger

Partner
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520.629.4431 office
520.879.4722 fax
One S. Church Avenue
Suite 2000
Tucson, AZ 85701
201 East Washington Street
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Matthew Sweger is a partner in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Corporate, Securities, Tax and Health Care groups. Matthew has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions, complex joint ventures, corporate governance, debt and equity financing, including private equity and venture capital financing, and other transactional matters.

Matthew is particularly known for a strong client focus on transactions involving real estate equity investment, real estate-intensive businesses, and the health care industry.  Matthew has handled some of the most visible real estate and health care transactions in recent Arizona history.

Matthew regularly serves as outside general counsel to clients in real estate, healthcare, research and development, manufacturing, and construction.

Matthew received a B.A. from Washington & Jefferson College in 1995 and a J.D. with high honors from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1998, where he was a member of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Matthew joined Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie in 1998.

Matthew is listed in Chambers USA as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the areas of Corporate and M&A (2015-present). In addition, Matthew is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America - Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C. in the area of Corporate Law (2016-present), as well as being named 2018 Tucson Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Member, 1997-1998
  • Business Law, Tax, Securities, and Real Estate Sections of the State Bar of Arizona, Member
  • Invest Southwest, Mentor Team Chair or Member
  • Committee on Rendering Legal Opinions in Business Transactions, Business Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona, Member, 2002-2004
  • Business Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona, Chair of the Executive Council 2011-2012, Executive Council 2004-2012, CLE Programming Coordinator, 2004-2012

Related News

8/15/2017
Partners honored as Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers
85 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America 2018
05/31/2017
Attorneys, practices earn recognition in Chambers USA 2017
Rankings reflect research findings based on client and peer feedback
08/15/2016
83 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys named in ‘Best Lawyers'
11 partners also honored as ‘Lawyer of the Year' in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017
05/27/2016
Chambers USA recognizes Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys
Annual rankings reflect law firm's focus on client service, value, commitment to excellence
8/26/2015

Presentations

  • Presenter, "Accountable Care Organizations 101," 34th Annual Winter Conference - Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, Telluride, Colorado, 2012
  • Presenter, "Show Me the Money: Financing Your Business and Planning for the Exit Option," Workshop in the Entrepreneurs Initiative Series, The University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, 2010

Distinctions

  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business - Corporate and M&A, 2015-2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C. - Corporate Law, 2016-2018
  • Tucson Corporate Law - Lawyer of the Year, 2018
  • Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Stars - Business/Corporate Law, 2012
  • AZ Business Magazine - Top Lawyers - Health Care Law, Securities/Corporate Finance, 2011, 2013
  • Tucson Lifestyle - Top Lawyers - Business, Corporate and Health Care Law, 2011-2012

Other Info

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1998, Order of the Coif
B.A., Washington & Jefferson College, 1995

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1998