Matthew L. Thompson

Matthew L. Thompson


Contact Information


Practice Areas

  • Agriculture & Cooperatives Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Transactions and Securities
  • Business Representation

Admitted to Practice

  • North Dakota, 2011
  • Minnesota, 2012

Matthew is a corporate and real estate attorney and the chair of Vogel’s Business Practice Group. His practice focuses on real estate and business transactions, corporate law and secured financing. Matthew assists clients with all aspects of their businesses, including formations, governance, mergers and acquisitions, and contract review. His real estate practice includes handling purchase and sale transactions and commercial leases, and advising borrowers and lenders in connection with commercial financing.

Prior to joining Vogel in 2011, Matthew graduated first in his class from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he was a Managing Editor of the Hamline Law Review, as well as the winner of a national championship in the Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition. While in law school, Matthew interned for the Honorable Mary A. Yunker, Tenth Judicial District of Minnesota, and externed for the Honorable Paul A. Magnuson, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Matthew received his undergraduate degree from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

When he is not working, Matthew enjoys hockey, hiking, swimming, hunting, fantasy football and spending time with his family.

Honors and Distinctions

  • Great Plains Rising Stars®, Thomson Reuters, 2015 – 2021
  • Listed in Band 2, the second highest ranking, as a Leading North Dakota Corporate/Commercial Lawyer by Chambers USA