Matthew M. Maher concentrates his practice on complex state and federal litigation, with a particular focus on consumer finance matters, creditor’s rights, and class action litigation. As a member of the consumer financial services team, Matthew works on a variety of consumer finance litigation matters, including disputes under TILA, RESPA, FCRA, ECOA, and FDCPA, state law UDAP claims, and a variety of common law claims. He works closely with clients to achieve optimum economical results as efficiently as possible.
Prior to joining Blank Rome, Matthew spent several years at a large, prominent Philadelphia law firm where he concentrated his practice on:
- commercial litigation matters
- including breach of fiduciary duty
- breach of contract
- tortious interference
- professional malpractice
- torts claims
- collection claims
- claims arising out of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
He has represented national banks, institutional trustees, commercial real estate brokers and developers, and pharmaceutical companies, as well as small business owners, laws firms, and independent contractors.
During law school, Matthew served as the executive editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Urban Policy and as a legal writing teaching assistant. He was awarded the Best Brief and Best Oralist awards in moot court, and previously served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Charles B. Smith, Chief Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.