Matthew is an extremely well-prepared and skilled litigation attorney. He represents clients in most areas of civil law with a particular focus on construction law, consumer and commercial collections, and creditors’ rights. He also has significant experience in prosecuting and defending clients in complex business disputes, involving allegations of breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and trade secret misappropriation.
His construction law practice involves successfully litigating construction cases on behalf of local and national clients throughout the state. He has been extensively involved in all phases of the construction industry, representing general contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, suppliers, and design professionals on private and public works projects from the pre-bid through final claim resolution stages. Matthew has had considerable success in public works bid protests and representing contractors and subcontractors on bond claims, mechanic’s liens, and stop notices. He has also successfully tried to verdict and award claims involving construction delay and acceleration; differing site conditions, extra work, and construction defects; and architectural and engineering design defects.
Matt likewise represents employers in personnel decisions, responding to present and former employee claims, and has significant state court and administrative hearing experience representing and defending employers (including general contractors and subcontractors). His experience includes defending claims for harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, unpaid wages, and wage and hour claims. He has successfully defended employers in DLSE, DIR, and OSHA administrative hearings.
Significantly, Matthew manages the firm’s consumer and commercial collection and creditor’s rights practice. He and his team represent local, regional, and national lenders, banks, debt buyers, and creditors to obtain and enforce consumer and commercial debts in full compliance with federal and state Fair Debt Collection Practices Acts. Quall Cardot LLP represents multiple national financial institutions in the collection of consumer debts in the State of California.