Matt Foster has been a shareholder with the law firm of Allen Dell since 2002.
Mr. Foster focuses his legal practice on general corporate; mergers and acquisitions; and, tax planning and controversies.
Mergers and acquisitions
Tax controversies with the IRS
Taking IRS cases to Tax Court
Representing clients in IRS investigations and audits
Serving as primary counsel in large sales and acquisitions
Serving as general counsel to both large clients and new start-up companies
Assisting companies in their formation, development and ongoing legal needs.
Ohio State University, J.D., 1980, Cum Laude
New York University, LL.M., Taxation, 1983
Ohio Northern University, B.A., 1977, with high distinction
The Florida Bar, 1983
Current and Prior Professional Associations
The Florida Bar
Ohio State Law Review
Hillsborough County Bar Association
Relevant Prior Experience
Served as primary counsel in
$600 million sale of First Florida Banks to Barnett Bank
$300 million sale of People Gas to TECO
$175 million tender offer and sale of Plasma-Therm, Inc. to OBH
Other multi-million dollar transactions in Florida including the sale of Anchor Industries in Lakeland, the acquisition of ABA Industries, Inc. in St. Petersburg, the acquisition of Nitram, Inc. in Tampa, both the acquisition and sale of Sahlman Seafoods, Inc. in Tampa, and the sale of 35-store franchisee back to Five Guys Enterprises