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Matthew Malcolm is a Senior Associate in the firm's Real Estate Practice. Matt concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate law and corporate law.

Matt has extensive experience with all aspects of commercial real estate matters including the negotiation, development, acquisition, and disposition of commercial properties. In addition to his real estate and land use practice, Matt has experience working with a variety of private sector businesses on entity formation, corporate governance issues, mergers and acquisitions transactions, contract drafting and negotiation, and other general corporate matters. 

Representative Experience

  • Negotiates and drafts commercial, retail, and residential leases, development agreements, purchase and sale agreements, lending agreements, letters of intent, easements, access agreements, mortgages, and guarantees; represents clients on local land use and tax phase-in matters. Facilitates real estate transactions from initial negotiation to closing.
  • Assists privately-owned businesses and individuals in a broad spectrum of business needs including residential and commercial real estate transactions, business formations, commercial litigation, and the sale/purchase of corporate assets.
  • Assists commercial, manufacturing and industrial clients in the negotiation and incorporation of clauses pertaining to confidentiality, warranty, dispute resolution, limitation of liability, and numerous other business contracts.

Professional Associations

  • Evansville Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Brooks American Inn of Court, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Southern Indiana Builders Association, Member

Civic Involvement

  • Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, Volunteer
  • Youth Resources of Southwest Indiana, Teen Court Volunteer
  • United Way of Southwestern Indiana, Young Leaders United

Awards & Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America,©: Ones to Watch - Tax Law, 2021-2022
  • Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2018-2019


  • “Know What to Expect When Buying Real Property in an Indiana Tax Sale,” August 2019
  • “Rent-to-Buy Lawsuit Heading to the Indiana Supreme Court,” February 2019
  • “IRS to Begin Use of Private Collection Agencies,” September 2016
  • “Indiana 2015 Tax Amnesty Program Under Fire for Inaccurate Notices,” November 2015
  • “Indiana Tax Amnesty Ending November 16, 2015,” October 2015
  • “Symbols, Contract Ambiguity, and the Duty to Ask Questions,” December 2014)

Seminars & Presentations

  • “The Ins and Outs of the Eviction Process,” Indiana Apartment Association, July 2019
  • “Preparing Common Business Contracts,” National Business Institute Seminar, December 2017
  • “Forming Limited Liability Companies,” National Business Institute Seminar, December 2017
  • “Income Tax Considerations for Same Sex Couples,” Brooks American Inn of Court Seminar, March 2016
  • “Introduction to Contracts,” Southern Indiana Association of Realtors Seminar, February 2016


  • Legal Lean Sigma® White Belt


  • J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, 2014
  • B.S. in International Management, Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2010

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Indiana (2014)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (2014)




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