Matthew S. Rork


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  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in International and Comparative Law, with honors, 1998
  • Willamette University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1997
  • Pepperdine University, B.S. in Business Administration, 1993

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Colorado
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

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.