Matthew Ryan Kapitanyan

Matthew Ryan Kapitanyan

Senior Associate
New York

Email matt.kapitanyan@​

Phone +1 212 918 3767

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupCorporate

Matt Kapitanyan advises clients on corporate and business matters. His broad practice focuses primarily on representing investment firms and multinational companies on domestic and cross-border transactions across a wide range of industries, as well as on a variety of other matters, including joint ventures, strategic investments, divestitures, financings, and recapitalizations.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Matt focused his practice on advising debtors, creditors, equity holders, investors, and other interested parties in all aspects of distressed situations and corporate restructurings, including business and legal matters involving crisis management and corporate governance issues.

In addition to his corporate practice, Matt is also committed to pro bono work, and he has been recognized for his service. He has counseled a wide range of pro bono clients in areas such as employment law, asylum relief, entrepreneurship, and nonprofit corporate governance.

During law school, Matt gained valuable experience interning for a New York federal court and the New York County District Attorney's Office, where he assisted with the investigation and prosecution of cybercrime and identity theft crimes.

Education and admissions


J.D., Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2011

B.A., Lehigh University, magna cum laude, 2006

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Related areas of focus

Sovereign Investors
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