Matt provides strategic advice to creditors, distressed asset purchasers, and parties to commercial transactions, with an emphasis on renewable energy, oil & gas, real estate, mining, and technology.
Bankruptcy, Receivership, and Insolvency: Matt assists clients in bankruptcy cases throughout the United States (including Delaware, Texas, and New Jersey), with a focus on creditor rights and Section 363 asset purchases. He also represents company and asset receivers, and purchasers of receivership assets in cases across the Mountain West. He regularly advises clients on insolvency issues in commercial transactions, including risk mitigation strategies and contractual protections. He clerked on the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Districts of Colorado and Utah, and the Colorado Court of Appeals. He also serves as Co-Chair of the ABA’s Subcommittee on Business Bankruptcy Transactions.
Renewable Energy and Real Estate: Matt assists energy clients with a wide range of real property issues and related transactional matters, emphasizing acquisition, leasing, and easements, and energy development, storage, and purchasing involving wind, solar, and geothermal power generation projects in Arizona and across the Mountain West. He also guides developers through insolvency issues and opportunities in the energy sector, including real estate purchases out of bankruptcy and distressed transactions.
Opinions: Matt is a member of the firm’s Opinion Committee and regularly provides debt financing and substantive non-consolidation opinions.
In-House Experience: Matt was formerly in-house counsel with a multinational software services company, emphasizing corporate matters, contracts, licensing, and real estate leasing in the U.S. and Europe.