Attorney Profile


Attorney at Law

Matthew Kish is an attorney with substantial experience in all aspects of bankruptcy, real estate, and commercial law. Matthew has practiced law in California and Florida and he has a proven ability to find sound solutions to complex legal, commercial, and financial concerns. Originally from Philadelphia, he is an avid surfer and outdoorsman. He travels extensively and has lived in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Singapore.

Prior to starting his own law practice, Matt worked at a boutique bankruptcy firm in Miami, where he primarily represented prominent Chapter 11 debtors, including real estate developers, hoteliers, and technology firms. Previously, Matthew has worked with one of Miami’s top bankruptcy law firms with a state-wide creditors’ rights practice that included bringing complaints in both state and bankruptcy court, as well as an established “full service” California law firm where he counseled clientele in a wide array of transactional and commercial litigation issues. Earlier in his career, Mr. Kish worked with the United States Marine Corps in areas of procurement and land use planning.

Matt has counseled every constituency in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. A substantial portion of Matt’s practice has been devoted to the representation of debtors-in-possession in complex business bankruptcy cases. These cases have required creative problem solving skills in crisis and turnaround management and the drafting of various transactional documents associated with common and complex legal issues and relationships in time sensitive projects where precision remains paramount. In addition, Matt has been involved in numerous proceedings involving complex exemption, fraudulent transfer and various other state, federal, and non-bankruptcy law claims.

Matt is admitted to practice before all Florida and California State Courts; the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; the U.S. District Court for the Southern District for Florida; the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.