Matthew G. Bathon, Esquire


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Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bathon practiced privately in northeastern Maryland from 1988 until 2000 in a general practice law firm focusing on Estate Planning, Probate, Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Business and Commercial Lending. Since joining the firm, Mr. Bathon has focused on the Business Combinations, Receivership Matters and Litigation, Estate & Trust Planning, Administration and Litigation.

In 2000 Mr. Bathon became President and General Counsel of Windspeed Capital, LLC, a private equity and management firm located in Lexington, Massachusetts. During his tenure at Windspeed, he managed over $40 million in privately held assets and served as Trustee of more than $20 million in Grantor and Charitable Trusts. Additionally, Mr. Bathon managed a boutique private equity portfolio primarily focused on distressed debt and troubled business acquisitions. He also advised businesses on corporate acquisitions, divestiture and restructuring matters.

Additionally, Mr. Bathon has been an active member of the Board of Directors of Cecil Bancorp, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Cecil Bank, since 1998. In his capacity as a Director, Mr. Bathon has served as Chairman of the Board of the Holding Company, Chairman of the Audit, Personnel and Compensation Committees, and as a member of the Loan Committee. Through his involvement as Director, Mr. Bathon has developed significant experience in banking regulation, lending, and compliance matters.

Mr. Bathon is a former Officer and Director of Northern Chesapeake Hospice, Inc., Trustee of Mount Aviat Academy, Board Member of the Cecil County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Board Member of the Cecil County Pregnancy Center, Board Member of the Cecil County FEMA Board, and was appointed by the Cecil County Commissioners to serve on the Cecil County Ethics Commission. Mr. Bathon has also provided pro bono services for several trust estates for disabled persons as well as legal counsel for non-profit organizations.

He is a member of St. Patrick’s Parish in Malvern and resides with his wife and three children in Malvern.