­
Matthew Welker Esq.

Matthew Welker
Attorney
Email Matthew Welker
(813) 999-0199
vCard

Matthew’s Practice Areas

Corporate Tax Firm Services Icon AEGIS

Corporate

Venture Financing Icon

Venture and Finance

Who is Matthew Welker?

Matthew focuses his practice on business law, business and corporate transactions, acquisitions, divestitures, financing, advising charitable organizations, and intellectual property.  He uses his background and experience to counsel, advise and advocate on behalf of his clients, including hotels, convenient stores, distributors, manufacturers, online retailers and service providers, entrepreneurs, private equity investors and more.

Matthew graduated from the University of South Florida.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Natural Science in 2008. Matthew then attended law school at the University of Dayton (“UDSL”) in Dayton, OH.  Matthew participated in Dayton’s accelerated program and finished his degree in five semesters. During his tenure at UDSL, Matthew participated in the Dayton Law Review as a staff writer and a publication editor.  He earned his degree in January 2012, graduating in the top 10% of his class and was even awarded the CALI Award for top score in several of his classes.

Areas of Practice

Small Business Support
Business Planning and Formation
Purchase and Sale of Business
Limited Liability Company (LLC) Operating Agreements
Partnership Agreements
Shareholder Agreements
Software Development Agreements
Breach of Contract
Business Disputes
Trademarks
Copyrights
Licenses
Employment Law
Website Terms and Conditions/Terms of Use and Privacy Policies

Bar Admissions

Florida, 2012
Ohio, 2012

Classes/Seminars

SCORE – Intellectual Property Overview, August 2016
Tampa Bay Start-Up Week – Panel Discussion, February 2016
Tampa Bay Start-Up Week – Intellectual Property for Online Businesses, February 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

Florida Bar, Member, 2012 – Present
Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Member, 2012 – Present
Florida Bar, Business Law Division, Member, 2012 – Present
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member, 2013 – Present

Past Employment Positions

Subashi & Wildermuth, Legal Extern, 2011
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Tampa, FL, Legal Intern, 2010

Pro Bono Activities

Idlewild Baptist Church, Volunteer
Tillman Foundation, Volunteer

  • University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
    • J.D. cum laude – 2012
    • Honors: Top 10% of his class
    • Honors: CALI Award for Top Score
    • Law Review: Dayton Law Review, Staff Writer, Publication Editor, 2010 – 2012
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
    • B.S. – 2008
    • Major: Interdisciplinary Natural Science

From the AEGIS Blog, Podcast, and News

Webinar: AEGIS Law and Brown Smith Wallace: Fraud in Small Businesses What’s Occurring and How to Prevent it

Occupational fraud is a threat to organizations of all sizes and industries. According to the 2018 study released by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), occupational fraud costs organizations an estimated 5 percent of [...]

The Secrets of Attorney Job Satisfaction

The stereotype of the depressed and angry attorney is one we all know. Recent surveys indicate that associate attorneys rate their job satisfaction lower than any profession in the country and attorney rates of depression [...]

Don’t Mindlessly Copy Other Businesses’ Successes: A Crash Course in Survivorship Bias

Apple. Google. Microsoft. Facebook. Virgin. To succeed in business, we need to study the people and businesses that were successful before us, right? This is the cult of the successful entrepreneur and yes, we can [...]

Preparing Your Business for Your Exit Strategy

Although it may seem odd to prepare for your exit long before it happens, every business owner should have an exit plan from day one. Potential investors will want to know your long-term plans and [...]