Matthew M. Terry


Matt was born and raised in Sandwich and is a 1996 graduate of Sandwich High School. He received his BA in both History and Political Science from Yale University in 2000 and his JD from Boston College Law School in 2003.

Matt spent the first two years of his legal career at the Boston firm of Goodwin Procter and the following seven years at the Boston law firm of Ropes & Gray LLP. During his nine years in Boston, Matt represented lenders, developers, companies and investors in all aspects of commercial, residential and corporate real estate matters as well as joint venture and merger and acquisition transactions.  During his legal career, Matt has been the lead attorney on transactions valued at over $4 Billion in real estate and other assets.

In 2015, Matt joined La Tanzi, Spaulding & Landreth, where he has continued his general real estate practice, including property acquisitions, permitting and zoning, financing, dispositions and management. Matt also focuses on corporate transactions such as entity formations, joint ventures, debt purchases and asset acqusitions.  He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

Matt is a member of the Finance Committee of the Town of Sandwich and was appointed by Governor Patrick to serve on the Economic Assistance Coordinating Council. Matt is the current Treasurer and Board Member for the Cape Cod Young Professionals and is on the Executive Committee of the Housing Assistance Corporation.  Matt has also been a counselor for 20 years at the American Legion’s Boys’ State program.

Matt was named as a 40 under 40 Award winner in 2014 by Cape & Plymouth Business magazine.  He is a 2014 graduate of the Community Leadership Institute of Cape Cod and was a Massachusetts Super Lawyers magazine Rising Star in 2007.

He lives in Sandwich with his wife Jess and their two young children, Reilly and Will.

Bio Details +

Practice Area

Commercial Real Estate

Residential Real Estate

Corporate & Business Law

Zoning & Permitting



J.D., Boston College Law School, 2003

B.A., Yale University, 2000


Bar Admissions

Massachusetts 2003

Professional & Civic Activities

Cape Cod Young Professionals, Treasurer, Executive

Committee and Director

Town of Sandwich Finance Committee, Member

Housing Assistance Corporation, Executive Committee

Economic Assistance Coordinating Council, Cape &

Islands Representative

American Legion Boys’ State, Senior Counselor

Barnstable County Bar Association, Member

Professional History

Terry Law Group, LLC, Sandwich & Boston, Massachusetts,

Founder, 2013-2015

Ropes & Gray, LLP, Boston, Massachusetts, Senior Associate,


Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston Massachusetts, Associate,




Matthew M. Terry

Real Estate

Direct Phone: 508.255.2133 x 118
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