Matthew J. Bergstrom, Esq. is a member of the bar in California, Michigan, Nevada, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. He serves as Managing Attorney of Arsenal Attorneys™, a law firm he started in 2010. He possesses over 25 years of combined legal and business experience helping clients pursue opportunities, reduce risks, and defend their freedom. His work has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and on various TV and radio programs. He regularly teaches topics in the law for lawyers and at the university level.

Currently, Mr. Bergstrom concentrates in the areas of estate planning for firearms and the Second Amendment to the US Constitution. He leads his firm's Arsenal Gun Trust™ practice, which has served thousands of clients in over 30 states. He has represented clients in numerous lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of various firearms regulations.

Before establishing Arsenal Attorneys™, Mr. Bergstrom’s career was international in scope. He worked for law firms in Helsinki, Finland and St. Petersburg, Russia. He served as an advisor to the Foreign Ministry of Kyrgyzstan. While based in Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Atlanta, he maintained a long-term relationship with a Fortune 100 company through which he provided expertise in global security.

Mr. Bergstrom’s teaching experience includes continuing legal education programs for the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Financial Planners Association, and other organizations. He serves as an Adjunct Professor for business law at William Jessup University, where he also serves on the Board of Advisors for the school's Institute for Public Policy.
In addition to his practice of law, Mr. Bergstrom is an entrepreneur. He manages a successful e-commerce venture he created to offer low cost, self-help legal solutions. That platform has served hundreds of thousands of customers and has consistently achieved double digit growth since its launch in 2015.

Mr. Bergstrom earned his law degree from the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University in 1997. During law school he served as Executive Editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal. The University awarded him the Elliot R. Lewis Scholarship and an International Fellowship in Central Asia. He received an MBA in international business from the Helsinki School of Economics (now ‘Aalto University’), and he graduated from Michigan State University's James Madison College with a BA in international relations and Russian.

Mr. Bergstrom divides his time between his home near Lake Tahoe in Nevada and Arsenal Attorneys’ headquarters in Northern Virginia near Washington, DC. His family enjoys spending time at his in laws’ farm in Northern California which dates to the late 1800’s.