Matthew Polze

Senior Lecturer III - Management
polze@utdallas.edu
972-883-4742
SOM4233
Tags: Accounting

Professional Preparation

Juris Doctor
The University of Texas at Austin - 2003
M.S. - Professional Accounting
The University of Texas at Austin - 1999
B.S. - Business Administration
The University of Texas at Austin - 1999

Appointments

Senior Lecturer
The University of Texas at Dallas [2006–Present]
Adjunct Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2006–2006]
Corporate Associate
Baker Botts, L.L.P [2003–2006]
Summer Associate
Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue [2001–2002]

Additional Information

EXPERIENCE

The University of Texas at Dallas

  • Senior Lecturer, Fall 2006 - Present
    • Teaching course load includes Business and Public Law (including honors sections) and Professional Communication and Ethics courses
    • Currently developing an online graduate business and public law course
    • Plan to develop an upper-division undergraduate business law elective to be offered in the Spring of 2008
    • Counsel students regarding career opportunities, CPA eligibility, course selection and graduate school
    • Assisting in the development of a formalized accounting program that will concurrently award students their masters and undergraduate degrees in accounting
    • Active in the Management Honors Program including teaching an honors course, taking part in social activities, providing students with presentations and offering input on how to expand and enhance the program
  • Adjunct Professor, Spring and Summer 2006
    • Teaching course load included Professional Communication and Ethics courses

Baker Botts, L.L.P.

  • Corporate Associate, September 2003 to March 2006, Summer Associate 2002
    • Experience in several stages of complex securities related litigation, including document drafting and discovery (including e-discovery)
    • Experience researching and counseling clients regarding many aspects of internal corporate investigations, Sarbanes-Oxley, Securities and Exchange Commission compliance and New York Stock Exchange Compliance
    • Gained expertise in researching complex securities related legal matters
    • Worked with client personnel to bring resolution to various legal and business matters
    • Assisted closing over a one billion dollar real estate acquisition
    • Assisted closing over a one billion dollar merger and acquisition
    • Managed business entity formation and start-up
    • Experience drafting and filing several types of Securities and Exchange Commission reports

Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue

  • Summer Associate, 2001 and 2002
    • Assisted with various aspects of litigation and corporate legal matters

Arthur Andersen, L.L.P.

  • Business Process Risk Consulting Staff July 1999 - July 2000
  • Audit Intern, December 1997 - March 1998
    • Conducted internal audits and process reviews
    • Assisted with financial statement reviews

The University of Texas at Austin

  • Admissions Office Stay and Tour Guide, various times throughout college
    • Provided students, parents and the community with information about The University of Texas at Austin and the admissions process
    • Lead tours of campus while providing information regarding admissions, student life and history of the University of Texas at Austin
MEMBERSHIPS
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association