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Matthew J. Landis

Matthew J. Landis

also known as Matt Landis, Matthew Landis

Practice areas:

Business, Mergers & Acquisitions, Contracts & Agreements, Real Estate, Internet

About Me

Matt is a creative and strategic thinker that works with clients to prevent and solve problems. Matt concentrates his practice in Business Law, Information Technology, Privacy and Data Security, Real Estate and Banking and Finance. Whether working with an individual, a business owner or executive, Matt is passionate about identifying and achieving the best result for each client based on their unique needs. He utilizes technology to increase productivity, research thoroughly and efficiently and communicate effectively. 


Matt joined Russell, Krafft & Gruber, LLP in 2014 after several years in private practice with a Harrisburg area firm where he began his legal career. He obtained his B.A. in Political Science in 2007 from Susquehanna University where he played varsity lacrosse for the Crusaders.  He was also a member of the Susquehanna University Hurricane Response Team and participated in several relief trips to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.


During law school, Matt further developed his legal research skills as a Westlaw Student Representative for Thomson Reuters, an industry leader in providing information to businesses and professionals.


Matt is a member of the Lancaster and Dauphin County Bar Associations and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Business: 30%
    5 years
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    5 years
  3. Mergers & Acquisitions: 20%
    5 years
  4. Internet: 15%
    5 years
  5. Real Estate: 15%
    5 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Aaron Scott Marines

    Matt is knowledgeable and thoughtful as a lawyer. He is a great listener -- he strives to understand an issue, rather than guessing what a client wants.


    Aaron Marines Commercial Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Eid Edward Qaqish

    I have known Matt since law school and can confidently say he is a hardworking and knowledgeable attorney. He represents his clients with the proper care needed in their legal matter, and I would gladly recommend his services to anyone I believe he could help.


    Eid Qaqish Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Russell, Krafft & Gruber LLP

Hempfield Center, Suite 300
930 Red Rose Court
Lancaster, PA, 17106




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Achievement - Health LawWidener University School of Law2010
Cum Laude GraduateWidener University School of Law2010
Dean's HonorsWidener University School of Law2010
Certificate of Achievement - Environmental LawWidener University School of Law2009
Dean's HonorsWidener University School of Law2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateRussell, Krafft & Gruber LLP2014 - Present
AssociateSmigel, Anderson & Sacks, LLP2010 - 2014
Law ClerkSmigel, Anderson & Sacks, LLP2008 - 2010


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Leadership LancasterCore Class Member2015 - 2016
Lancaster County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Dauphin County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Guest Creative Director Contract NegotiationAchieved client's goals
Microsoft Enterprise Agreement NegotiationAchieved client's goals
Asset Purchase of Medical Services CompanySuccessfully closed transaction achieving client's goals

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg PALawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Susquehanna UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2007

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Assets Lancaster Lending Circle MeetingEntity Formation and Limited Liability2015
Chamber of Commerce Member MeetingChoosing a Business Entity2014