Commercial Litigation

Matthew represents business entities of all types in complex commercial litigation. Clients value his pragmatic, detail-oriented approach to representation. Whether prosecuting a civil case or defending an action that could imperil a business, Matthew is a tireless advocate, known for his candor with clients and ability to view discrete events as part of a larger picture.

In the civil litigation arena, he has experience with:

  • Impact litigation challenging legislative action with adverse consequences to a particular business or group of businesses
     
  • Partnership and other business entity break-ups
  • Breach of contract cases
  • Minority shareholder oppression claims
  • Consumer fraud cases
  • Commercial class actions
     
  • Disputes surrounding intellectual property rights
     
  • Claims arising from restrictive covenants
  • Civil RICO matters
  • Defamation claims, including cases involving the use of the internet, social medial, and other technology driven media
  • Collections actions
  • Environmental cases seeking the apportionment of responsibility for hazardous materials remediation efforts
  • Employment issues, including, but not limited to, whistleblower, wrongful termination, constructive discharge, sexual harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour violations
  • Unfair competition and deceptive advertising matters
  • Credit defaults
  • Commercial landlord/tenant disputes
  • Construction disputes
  • Real estate controversies
  • Director/officer claims
  • Warranty claims.

Matthew’s commercial litigation clients have included entrepreneurs, startups, Fortune 50 businesses, financial institutions and a wide array of other individuals and entities across a broad spectrum of industries.