Matthew J. Bergstrom is the founder and Managing Attorney of the firearms law practice Arsenal Attorneys™ located near Washington, DC. Arsenal Attorneys™ have served thousands of clients in 42 states. The firm is particularly renowned for its proprietary Arsenal Gun Trust™ solution for NFA firearms and estate planning for entire gun collections. Arsenal Attorneys™ also represent numerous firearms and ammunition manufacturers, and Federal Firearms Licensees, and firearms instructors in a variety of legal matters. The firm has also litigated civil rights cases, most recently by successfully making a Second Amendment challenge to the District of Columbia’s ban of stun guns. Mr. Bergstrom’s has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Times, and various other media outlets. He received his law degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, where he served as Executive Editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal. He earned an MBA from the Helsinki School of Economics, and his BA from Michigan State University. He is admitted to practice law in Virginia, Michigan, and the District of Columbia. He is a certified firearms instructor and range safety officer.
John A. Conroy, III is an Associate Attorney with Arsenal Attorneys™. Mr. Conroy serves clients in the areas of estate planning, business law, corporate transactions, real estate, securities, family/education law, administrative law, and contracts. He has extensive knowledge in the field of firearms regulation, concealed carry rights and restrictions, Federal Firearms Licensee registration, ammunition manufacturing, and gun trust administration. Mr. Conroy has presented CLE seminars on NFA Trust drafting considerations and recently, Regulation 41F to the American Bar Association and various FFL clients in the DC/MD/VA metropolitan region. Licensed in Maryland, where firearms are heavily regulated, Mr. Conroy received his J.D. from American University-Washington College of Law in the District of Columbia and his B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.