Our Team
Matthew Cram joined the CenterPoint Aviation law team in November 2021 as a partner. In this role, he counsels corporations and high net worth individuals on a variety of aviation related matters.

Matt brings more than 20 years of experience in senior executive and customer-facing roles within the aviation industry. Since 2015 Matt served in a variety of leadership roles at Aerion Supersonic including Chief Commercial Officer, EVP of Sales and Marketing, Chief Sustainability Officer and General Counsel and Corporate Secretary with oversight of the company’s legal, contractual, compliance, corporative governance and administrative matters. Most recently Matt was the Director of Business Development for REGENT Craft where he was responsible for leading the company’s commercial activities, including sales, marketing and contracts.

Before joining Aerion, Matt was a partner at a boutique aviation transactional law firm. His practice included representing commercial airlines and lessors in the acquisition and sale of hundreds of billions of dollars of aircraft. He also represented corporate clients and high net worth individuals in the purchase, sale, lease, exchange, ownership structuring and tax planning of new and pre-owned corporate aircraft. Matt has also advised numerous high net worth individuals on issues related to aircraft interior completions and historical aircraft renovations.

Prior to that, Matt held a variety of positions at The Boeing Company where he developed proposals, led negotiations and administered contracts for the sale of commercial aircraft and aviation services with a diverse group of customer airlines and leasing companies in the Americas, Europe, Australia and Asia. In addition, Matt supported negotiations and administered military contracts with foreign governments.

Matt earned his J.D. from Seattle University’s School of Law in 2005, 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 at the Luleå University of Technology in Sweden.

Matt is a member of the National Business Aviation Association, Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association, the Washington State Bar Association and the corporate and aviation sections of the King County Bar Association.