Matthew E. Kaslow

Biography

Matthew Kaslow concentrates his practice on corporate finance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters, and related litigation. He represents secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, liquidating trustees, and chapter 11 debtors. He prosecutes and defends avoidance actions in large chapter 11 cases and represents plaintiffs and defendants in commercial litigation in state and federal court.

Prior to joining Blank Rome, Matt served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ashely M. Chan of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, legal intern for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, compliance extern for Endo International, law clerk for the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and judicial intern for the Honorable Mitchell S. Goldberg of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

During law school, Matt served as a symposium, note, and comment editor of the Temple Law Review, served as a research assistant, and was a member of the Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society.

Experience

  • Live Well Financial, as counsel to trustee in respect of liquidation of reverse mortgage lender and servicer ($3.3 billion in origination and servicing).
  • Welded Construction, as counsel to unsecured creditors' committee of general contractor in connection with approximately $1.7 billion of construction contracts relating to pipeline projects.
  • Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC, as counsel the debtor in post-confirmation plan administration and litigation matters.
  • Cashman Equipment Corporation, as counsel to largest senior secured lender and post-petition collateral agent for large lender group in respect of at least $142 million of senior secured claims in international barge company chapter 11.
     

Affiliations

Professional Activities

Matt serves on the Steering Committee for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference as Education Chair and was a Commercial Problem Chair for the Conference’s 2019 Annual Forum. He presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 2019 Bankruptcy Institute and 2020 Bankruptcy in a Pandemic: What You Need to Know “Shark Tank” programs. Matt is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and co-authored materials for its virtual Insol 2020 Conference “Views from the Bench: Mass Torts” program. He also co-authored an article published in the June 2018 edition of Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law titled “New York Bankruptcy Courts Grapple with Territorial Limits of U.S. Bankruptcy Code.”

Credentials

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University - Schreyer Honors College, BS, with distinction
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif