Matthew A. Phillips

Managing Director
(312) 494-9889

Matt has over 20 years of legal and corporate finance advisory experience. He has successfully represented large, public clients, as well as smaller, privately-owned middle market clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures as well as debt and equity capital raises. Prior to City Capital, Matt was Senior Vice President at Dresner Partners, where he co-led the firm's Family Business Group and was responsible for originating and executing M&A and capital raising engagements for family-owned businesses. From 1994 through 2000, Matt practiced corporate and transactional law at the law firm of Bell, Boyd & Lloyd and then later as corporate counsel for Unilever's Helene Curtis business. Representative clients Matt has advised include Baxter International, Caremark, Viacom, Blockbuster, Dialysis Corporation of America, MacLean Fogg Company, Market Day Corporation, Production Services Associates, New Carbon Company, Eclipse, Inc. and KRU Medical Ventures.

Managing Director, City Capital Advisors, LLC 2011


Dresner Partners
Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
Unilever Home & Personal Care
Bell, Boyd & Lloyd


A.B., Princeton University
J.D., Northwestern University – School of Law
M.B.A., University of Chicago – Graduate School of Business