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Matthew J. Bergstrom

Matthew J. BergstromMatthew is an attorney licensed in Virginia, Michigan, and the District of Columbia. He is the Founder and Managing Attorney of Arsenal Attorneys, a firearms law practice headquartered in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. The firm consists of a team of attorneys licensed to practice law in about 40 states. Arsenal Attorneys have represented thousands of clients nationwide, including firearms and ammunition manufacturers, firearms dealers, shooting ranges, and individual gun owners. Arsenal Attorneys are particularly renowned for their Arsenal Gun Trustâ„¢ services. Matthew has presented continuing legal education programs on the National Firearms Act for the American Bar Association and other organizations. Recently Matthew and one of his fellow Arsenal Attorneys represented three clients in a successful Second Amendment challenge to the District of Columbia's ban of stun guns. The firm's work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Washington Times, the Daily Caller, and various TV and radio outlets.

Matthew earned his B.A. degree from Michigan State University and his M.B.A. degree from the Helsinki School of Economics. He earned his J.D. degree from Indiana University where he served as Executive Editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal. Matthew is an NRA Certified Firearms Instructor and Range Safety Officer. He is a Benefactor Member of the NRA. He serves as chairman of the National Capital Friends of NRA, which will organize its second annual banquet on May 19, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia.