Matthew P. Deegan



Matt Deegan is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Transactions Practice.

Matt began his career with Foley as a summer associate in 2019, where he worked with the firm’s Transactions Practice. He assisted with mergers and acquisitions and assisted in creating an Opportunity Zone Fund.

Matt was an extern for the Honorable Judge Paul G. Byron in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida in 2018, where he conducted research on various legal issues. He drafted memos and an order for Judge Byron.


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
    • Book award recipient, Federal Income Taxation
    • Executive symposium editor, Florida Law Review (2019–2020)
    • Research assistant, Professor Lee Ford Tritt (2019)
    • President, Entertainment and Sports Law Society (2018–2019)
  • Florida State University (B.S., Finance, magna cum laude, 2017)
    • FSU College of Business Bank of America Scholarship
    • FSU Department of Finance Nancy Casper Hillis and Mark Hillis Scholarship
  • Florida State College of Jacksonville (A.A., 2015)
    • Full Tuition Baseball Talent Grant Scholarship


  • Florida