Edward Matson Sibble

Edward Matson Sibble

Of Counsel
Edward Matson Sibble
+1 617 570 1480

Mat Sibble is of counsel in Goodwin's Financial Industry practice and former co­-chair of the firm's Debt Finance practice. With over 40 years of experience, Mr. Sibble has an extensive debt finance practice representing institutional lenders, borrowers and equity sponsors on financing transactions on a broad range of complex financings, including acquisition and leveraged buyout financings, capital call lines and credit facilities. Mr. Sibble’s practice also extends to tax-exempt financings, both as nationally recognized bond counsel and as counsel to underwriters and other participants in public offerings. Mr. Sibble is continuously ranked by clients and peers in Chambers USA, and has been singled out for being “extremely proactive, practical, and knowledgeable.”


Mr. Sibble represents major regional, national and international banks in a broad range of matters. His clients also include private equity sponsors, venture capital firms and their portfolio companies in financing transactions. Representative matters include:

  • Over $500 million of credit facilities to professional sports franchises
  • Over $1 billion of syndicated credit facilities representing Agents to borrowers in a wide range of industries
  • Over $3 billion of capital call liquidity facilities provided by senior lenders
  • Over $1 billion of acquisition facilities for private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies

Professional Activities

Mr. Sibble is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American College of Investment Counsel and the National Association of Bond Lawyers.

Professional Experience

After graduating law school, Mr. Sibble served as law clerk for The Honorable Levin H. Campbell, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.




Georgetown University Law Center

Artium Baccalaureus1973

Harvard University

(magna cum laude)


U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Honorable Levin H. Campbell



  • Massachusetts

Recognition & Awards

Mr. Sibble has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

While in law school, Mr. Sibble served as Editor-­in-­Chief of the Georgetown Law Journal at Georgetown University Law Center.


Mr. Sibble has spoken at conferences on financing techniques and other related subjects, and is regularly called upon by the media for industry commentary.