Matthew Y. DeArman



500 N. Akard Street
Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

O: 214.855.7500
D: 214.855.7577

Matt's practice focuses on the representation of agents, lenders and public and private corporate borrowers in a variety of finance transactions and restructuring matters, including in connection with secured and unsecured revolving and term facilities, asset-based lending, oil and gas reserve-based lending, first lien/second lien transactions, bridge and mezzanine financing, acquisition financing, cross-border transactions and debtor-in-possession financing.

Matt’s practice has an emphasis on ABL and oil and gas related financings, but he has experience representing clients with respect to transactions and workouts in a variety of industries secured by a variety of assets with commitments of up to $2.5 billion.

Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Matt was a partner in the Corporate Finance Section of an international law firm.


  • Bachelor of Arts from University of Florida
    • Graduated cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Juris Doctor from The University of Texas School of Law
    • Review of Litigation (Member)
    • Clarence Leon Carter and John Winston Carter Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Law (Recipient)


  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association