- Litigation experience in construction contract disputes, differing site condition claims, delay and impact claims, insurance coverage and false claims actions
- Litigation experience representing large multinational construction companies in a variety of public works and private disputes. Representative clients included Kiewit Pacific Company, among others
- Lead associate representing large international construction firm in complex dispute concerning the construction of the Los Angeles subway system, including development and management of large in-house document database and storage retrieval system, prosecution of extensive delay and differing site conditions claims, and defense of false claims allegations
- Mediation and arbitration of numerous construction related lawsuits
Matthew S. Rork
Matthew S. Rork serves on the firm's Executive Committee. His practice focuses on commercial, real estate and bankruptcy litigation with an emphasis on construction and real estate related matters. His experience also includes business litigation, intellectual property litigation and securities litigation.
In the areas of construction and real estate law, Matthew has represented contractors, engineers, developers and owners in complex litigation and business-related disputes. Matthew has also handled commercial and heavy civil construction, including subway tunneling construction, hotel and office complex construction, marina anchorage construction, residential construction and mixed-use development, power plants, waste-water management facilities, micro-tunneling, pipeline construction, and residential developments.
In the area of bankruptcy, Matt represents creditors, landlords, business debtors, in business reorganization, and liquidation proceedings in bankruptcy court. He also represents receivers in state court receivership proceedings. Matt advises clients in anticipation of bankruptcy, including clients who are attempting to resolve their own financial difficulties without the need for a bankruptcy filing and clients who are creditors of companies that may be insolvent.
Matthew served as associate editor of the Law Review at Willamette University College of Law, where he received his law degree.
- Intellectual Property Litigation
- Securities Litigation, Arbitration and Regulatory Defense
- Business and Commercial Litigation
- Construction Litigation
- Development and Construction
- Real Estate Litigation
- Banking and Financial Institutions
- Bankruptcy and Workouts
- Bankruptcy Litigation