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Matthew A. Criswell

Matthew A. Criswell


Matt practices in our Financial Services group and focuses his practice on a wide range of matters in the areas of securities regulation, corporate governance, UCC and secured transactions, and corporate finance and lending. His knowledge of financial regulations and corporate funding options allows him to structure client-specific financing arrangements to meet the client’s needs.

Working with companies of all sizes through all aspects of business, whether it be business formation, financing, securities, commercial contracts, and other general business law issues, Matt helps navigate the legal maze to ensure compliance with all federal and state laws. Matt understands that each client is unique and strives to address their individual needs.

Prior to joining the firm and during law school, Matt worked as a law clerk for McGrath North where he gained valuable experience with relevant research and various legal documents.

  • Creighton University School of Law (J.D., 2019)
  • Purdue University (B.A., 2016)
  • Nebraska (2019: Sustaining Member)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska (2019)


More Publications

SEC Proposes New Mandatory Cybersecurity Disclosures For Public Companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently proposed rule changes applicable to public companies to enhance and standardize disclosures concerning cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance, and cybersecurity incident reporting. The proposed rules would amend rules regarding current and periodic reporting requirements. These proposed amendments are intended to better inform investors about a registrant’s risk management, strategy, and governance and to provide timely notification of material cybersecurity incidents.  


The Developing Universe of Cryptocurrency Regulation: A Quick Survey on Expanding Regulatory Authority Over Cryptocurrency

From Bitcoin to Dogecoin and Ethereum to Stellar, we’ve seen the popularity of cryptocurrencies skyrocket and their prices fluctuate over the past decade.  

  • American Bar Association
  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • CALI Awards for: Contracts, Financial Statement Analysis, Professional Responsibility, Arbitration, and Negotiation