Matthew Roepstorff Attorney At Law

Matthew Roepstorff - Attorney at Law

Of Counsel

T 239.340.7979
F 239.321.5334
D 239.340.7936
Fort Myers 1404 Dean Street Suite 300 Fort Myers, Florida 33901

Matt is of counsel in the firm’s Fort Myers office with nearly a decade of experience. He focuses his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, litigation, and government law. He has handled a variety of matters that include business formation and development, merger and acquisition transactions, asset sale and purchases, large commercial leases, corporate governance and commercial litigation.

Matt serves as counsel and liaison between community development and re-development entities and local government to foster and facilitate economic growth. Further, his work involves forming and advising closely-held corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, as well as private individuals, owners, and investors for business planning, development, growth, sale and overall risk management in operations. He also assists boards of non-profit organizations in risk management and overall corporate governance.

In 2011, Matt became an Assistant State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit in Lee County under Stephen B. Russell. Here he gained experience prosecuting misdemeanor and felony crimes, with many resulting in jury trials and guilty verdicts. Following his time at the State Attorney’s office and prior to joining GrayRobinson, he was an associate at a local Fort Myers law firm.

  • Education
    • University of Alabama, B.A., English (2007)
      • English Honor Society
      • Sigma Tau Delta
    • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D. (2011)
      • Honor Court, Chief justice
      • Mock Trial Team, Executive Board
    • University of Alabama School of Law, LL.M (2018)
      • Business Transactions Program

  • Admissions
    • The Florida Bar
    • U.S. District Court of the Middle District of Florida

  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
    • Federal Bar for the Middle District of Florida
    • Lee County
      • Executive Regulatory Oversight Committee (EROC), 2019-Present
    • Lee County Bar Association
      • President, 2020
      • Vice President, 2019
      • Treasurer, 2017-2018
    • Lee County Building Industry Association
      • Director, 2021
    • Horizon Foundation
      • Board of Directors, Member at Large, 2021-2023
    • Florida House on Capitol Hill
      • Young Ambassadors Council
    • Calusa American Inn of Court
    • Rotary Club of Fort Myers
      • Board of Directors
    • Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida

  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2019-2022
    • Gulfshore Business Magazine, 40 Under 40, 2021
    • Naples Illustrated, Top Lawyers, 2019
  • Presentations and Seminars
    • "The Board is the BOSS, Not Board Members: How to turn board members into ambassadors for your mission, vision and cause," The Community Foundation’s Nonprofit Business Conference, May 11, 2022
    • "The Board is the Boss Not Board Members," Cape Coral Community Foundation Seminar, May 12, 2021
    • 2019 Babcock Small Business Jump Start, Babcock Ranch, Fla., August 29, 2019