Matthew J. Weber

Partner / Executive Committee Member

Clients that find themselves entangled in intricate legal disputes turn to Matt Weber not only for his construction litigation experience, but also for his client-tailored approach when developing a litigation strategy.

Matt works with clients to ensure that their litigation objectives are being advanced and met, understanding that no two cases are the same and no two clients alike. His practice focuses on complex litigation throughout California, mainly involving construction. His clients range in size from individuals to large publicly traded companies and in industry from real estate to education. Clients often rely on Matt to handle their disputes in other states outside of California as well as a result of his diligent problem resolution, cost effective methods, and efficiency. Matt’s client-centric style has helped form countless lasting relationships leading to individuals and businesses working with him on multiple matters.

Matt has successfully litigated hundreds of matters including construction disputes, breach of contract issues, real estate disputes, and lender liability claims, among others. He also works with his clients to keep them out of litigation.

Matt acts as outside general counsel to numerous general contractors, subcontractors, and owners. In that capacity he has drafted and negotiated hundreds of construction contracts on behalf of his clients, for both public and private projects.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • San Joaquin County Bar Association
  • Builders Exchange of Stockton
  • California Lawyers Association, Litigation Section

Honors & Rankings

  • American Leadership Forum, Great Valley Chapter, Class V, 2014-2015
  • Sacramento Magazine, Top Lawyer, General Litigation, Construction, Construction Litigation, 2016-2021
  • Super Lawyers, Northern California Rising Star, Construction Litigation, 2009-2013
  • Externship, Honorable Morrison England, Jr., United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • Externship, Honorable Garland E. Burrell, United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • Order of the Coif
  • Successfully represented general contractor to collect outstanding amounts owed to client after several developers filed for bankruptcy protection.  Collected all outstanding amounts owed to client, including interest and attorneys’ fees.
  • Drafted and negotiated over $90 million worth of construction and design contracts for a dental school in San Francisco.
  • Represented multinational corporation in inverse condemnation claim for damage to companies underground water treatment system, collected over $550,000.
  • Drafted and negotiated contracts on behalf of owners, general contractors, and subcontractors for residential, commercial, and public works projects.
  • Handled bid protest on behalf of general contractors on numerous public projects.
  • Outside general counsel to multiple general contractors, and subcontractors, including general contractors with a multi-state presence.
  • Successfully defended publicly traded financial institution against multi-million dollar claims of lender liability.  Obtained judgment in favor of the financial institution.
  • Successfully defended multiple financial institutions against lender liability claims arising out of both commercial and automobile loans.
  • Successfully prosecuted and collected upon tens of millions of dollars of outstanding loans and accounts on behalf of financial institutions and businesses.

In his down time, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. Whether it is coaching his kids’ soccer or baseball teams, or skiing in the Sierra Nevada’s with his family, Matt spends his free time outside with his family.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • San Joaquin County Bar Association
  • Builders Exchange of Stockton
  • California Lawyers Association, Litigation Section

Honors & Rankings

  • American Leadership Forum, Great Valley Chapter, Class V, 2014-2015
  • Sacramento Magazine, Top Lawyer, General Litigation, Construction, Construction Litigation, 2016-2021
  • Super Lawyers, Northern California Rising Star, Construction Litigation, 2009-2013
  • Externship, Honorable Morrison England, Jr., United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • Externship, Honorable Garland E. Burrell, United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • Order of the Coif