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Dan Matthews



Dan joined the Drumm Law franchise team in August 2017. Before joining Drumm Law, Dan spent six years as a franchise and securities attorney regulator for Washington State, during which time he spent over 2,000 hours and 100,000 miles commuting on Seattle freeways.

Dan’s legal practice is focused on franchise, securities, and tax law. His background as a regulator helps him navigate compliance and regulatory matters, giving a competitive edge to his clients. He has served on several multi-state project groups where he took a leadership role in drafting franchise and securities policies. Prior to his time as an examiner, Dan worked in private legal practice crafting tax strategies. Dan has also worked on a fixed-income securities trade desk for a team that managed $8 billion.

Dan attended law school at BYU in Provo, Utah, where he frequently had to choose between studying and hitting the slopes at world-class ski resorts. During law school he served as Executive Editor of the BYU Law Review. He also earned a degree in Economics from BYU. Dan earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter in 2015. Dan loves being outdoors with his family, skiing and boarding, cycling, backpacking, and camping.

Dan lives in Washington and is admitted to practice law in Washington.