Matthew Cram returned to Aero Law Group as a Partner in 2018. His practice includes representing and advising clients in domestic and international transactions involving the purchase, sale and lease of commercial and business jet aircraft as well as VIP aircraft completions. Matt also advises clients on ownership structuring matters and various regulatory, tax and risk management issues. Previously, he worked at Aero Law as an attorney from 2007 – 2015.
From 2015 – 2018, Matt served as a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Aerion Corporation which is designing and developing a supersonic business jet. Matt was responsible for Aerion’s legal, contractual and compliance matters and had general oversight over various non-legal functions.
Prior to joining Aero Law in 2007, Matt spent 6 years at The Boeing Company, where he developed proposals, led negotiations and administered contracts for the sale of commercial airplanes and aviation services to airlines and leasing companies worldwide. In addition, Matt has experience in administering military contracts with foreign governments, revenue management, financial planning and procurement.
Matt earned his J.D. from Seattle University School of Law in 2006, graduating cum laude, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics from the University of Idaho in 2001, graduating with honors. He also studied international finance in 1997 at the Luleå University of Technology in Sweden.
Matt is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and serves on the University of Idaho’s Advisory Board for the College of Business and Economics.
Matt enjoys living in the Pacific Northwest with his family and completing challenging marathons, including the Antarctica Marathon and the Great Wall Marathon in Huangyaguan China.