Graydon Welcomes New Associate
Matthew Way is a member of the Corporate Counsel Practice Group, where his practice focuses on commercial loan transactions and documentation. Prior to joining the Firm, Matthew graduated from West Virginia University with both a JD and MBA.
During his time at West Virginia University, Matthew served as President of Business Law Society and as Community Service Chair of the Student Bar Association. He also enjoyed multiple professional experiences throughout his time in law school. Notably, he worked as a Student-Attorney within WVU’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Law Clinic where he represented both for- and non-profit businesses around the State. Within this role, one of Matthew’s favorite achievements was being able to successfully advocate to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office to change the State’s historical understanding of certain entity conversions. He and his clinic partner went on to earn the Clinical Legal Education Association – Most Outstanding Clinic Team Award for their representation throughout the year.
Matthew also has experience in the public sector, where he interned for the General Counsel of the West Virginia Office of Technology at the State’s Capital. His role centered on reviewing procurement bids primarily tailored toward innovative and security initiatives within the State.
Matthew was selected as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the International Business Honor Society, for his academic performance throughout his MBA program. Prior to attending law school, Matthew earned his Bachelor’s in Marketing from the University of Kentucky.
Since moving back to the Cincinnati area, Matthew moved downtown where he is excited to explore the restaurants and entertainment that the City has to offer.