Northeastern University School of Law
University of Texas at Austin
B.A., English, 1998
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Matthew Foytlin’s commercial litigation practice includes the areas of financial litigation/bankruptcy, construction, and insurance coverage. He represents creditors and interested parties in reorganizations and adversary proceedings and advises clients on bankruptcy-related issues that impact business operations, such as preference claims, judicial sales of bankruptcy assets, and executory contracts. Matt also represents lenders in commercial disputes in a variety of venues, from state court to bankruptcy court.
Matt’s construction experience includes advice and disputes regarding contracts and indemnity, mechanics’ and mineral property liens, and surety litigation involving owners, contractors, and suppliers. For suppliers, Matt’s experience extends to trucking and transportation clients in the construction industry. On the design side, he has guided architects and engineers through both the claims and litigation process, including pre-suit investigations, subpoena requests, depositions, and multi-party litigation on construction defect and personal injury claims. Matt has also counseled builders risk clients on coverage issues regarding defective design and construction, sublimits on professional fees and services, and loss valuation as it relates to construction.
Matt frequently advises insurers on coverage issues regarding first party insurance disputes, with a focus on property and builders risk claims. Matt’s broad range of experience in commercial property claims includes all types of catastrophes, from windstorms to hail storms and water damage. This experience extends to complex issues of appraisal, concurrent causation, and business interruption.