Matthew S. Haskin is a founding member of The Business and Legal Advisors, LLC. Mr. Haskin advises clients
on the complex legal and business issues involved with starting, selling or buying a business. Mr. Haskin also
assists clients with all their estate planning needs, applying unique and strategic measures to ensure the estate
is fully protected and property distributed.
Mr. Haskin graduated from the University of Miami School of Law, where he served as a Vice-President of the
Maritime Law Society, and was a member of the Public Interest Leadership Board. While in law school, he
clerked for the Honorable Ronald Dresnick of the 11th Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade County, Florida, and at a
local maritime law firm. During his third year, Mr. Haskin was selected to be a founding member of the Larry
Hoffman|Greenberg Traurig Startup Practicum. As a member of the Startup Practicum, Mr. Haskin assisted his
clients with organizational matters, talent, intellectual property, risk assessment, and other legal issues that
arose as they launched or grew their new businesses and organizations.
After law school, Mr. Haskin moved back to the Washington metropolitan area and joined Hughes & Bentzen,
PLLC as an Associate. At Hughes & Bentzen, PLLC, he drafted various operating agreements, stockholder
agreements, purchase-sale agreements, security agreements, pledge agreements, and promissory notes. He
also participated in settlement discussions and arbitration hearings.
Mr. Haskin earned his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Roger Williams University, while minoring in
Biology with a concentration in Political Science.
- J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2016
- Startup Practicum, Founding Member
- Public Interest Leadership Board, Member
- Maritime Law Society, Vice-President
- B.S., Criminal Justice, Roger Williams University, 2012
- Minor in Biology
- Core Concentration in Political Science