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Matt Fulton is an associate attorney at Romano Law, focusing primarily on entertainment, intellectual property, employment, and corporate matters. He regularly advises musicians, authors, music publishers, film producers, music managers, independent book publishers, tech startups, and small to midsize businesses.

Matt is passionate about empowering and educating entrepreneurs and creatives. He is an adjunct professor at Troy University where he teaches the Legal Aspects of Music course in the MBA in Music Industry program at the Sorrell College of Business and the John M. Long School of Music. He has lectured nationwide on topics related to intellectual property and the entertainment industry.

Matt earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Brooklyn Law School, where he also received a Certificate in Intellectual Property, Media, and Information Law with distinction. During law school, he was a staff editor for the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law and a fellow at the Center for Urban Business and Entrepreneurship.

He graduated cum laude from Troy University with a bachelor’s degree in music industry. While at Troy, Matt worked as a musician, playing bass trombone for the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, and performing with various ensembles throughout the Southeast. After graduating, he moved to New York City to work in the publishing industry, first at a prominent literary agency and then in the contracts department of a major publisher’s children’s book division.

To keep his musical skills sharp, Matt plays trombone in the Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra and looks for opportunities to make music whenever he can. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, watching films, attending operas, and cheering for his hometown teams, the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Rays.

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  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Troy University, cum laude
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