Matthew Pruitt is a Partner in Alverson Taylor & Sanders' transactional law department where his practice focuses on matters such as business formation, contracts, real estate, intellectual property, entertainment law, business litigation, collections, and estate planning, to name a few.
Matthew attended law school at the Oklahoma City University School of Law. During law school, he studied international law for a semester at Nankai University in Tianjin, China. Prior to law school Matthew attended Brigham Young University where he obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Communications degree. He served as a reporter for the BYU student newspaper writing articles for the Arts & Entertainment desk.
Matthew has extensive experience in the field of entertainment where he has worked both as an agent and a manager in the music business. Matthew spent two years on the management team of multi-platinum rock band The Killers. He subsequently founded the Hungry Tiger Agency, a booking and management agency for musicians, which helped launch platinum rock band Imagine Dragons to success.
Dedicated to community service, Matthew is a volunteer for Nevada Legal Services. He spent two years as a service missionary in Cebu, Philippines prior to attending college and speaks fluent Cebuano and conversational Tagalog.
Matthew is an avid hiker and musician.
|Attorney||Alverson Taylor Mortensen & Sanders||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Pruitt Law||2012 - 2013|
|Attorney||Michaelson & Associates||2011 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Nevada, Entertainment Law Section||Treasurer||2016 - Present|
|State Bar of Nevada||Member||2011 - Present|
|State Bar of Nevada, Entertainment Law Section||Chair||2015 - 2016|
|State Bar of Nevada, Entertainment Law Section||Vice Chair||2014 - 2015|
|Nevada Lawyer||Organizing Live Events in the Live Entertainment Capital of the World||2015|
|Oklahoma City University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|Brigham Young University||Communications||2007|
|Veterans in Politics Radio Broadcast||Entertainment Law Section Update||2015|
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