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Matthew Scott Carstens

Matthew Scott Carstens

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Litigation, Energy & Utilities, Antitrust & Trade Law

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About Me

Languages Spoken: French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Real Estate: 40%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Energy & Utilities: 20%
  4. Antitrust & Trade Law: 10%

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Contact Info

ITC Holdings Corp.

201 3rd Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52401



IAAuthorized to practice law200608/22/2015
MIActive And In Good Standing200008/06/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199908/17/2015

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
Iowa Wind Energy AssociationMember2008 - Present
Linn County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Iowa State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar Association, Antitrust Law SectionMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember1999 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
High Development vs. Star of the West Company, Linn County No. EQCV 55885N/A
Auto Industries Supplier Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) v. Snapp Systems, Inc. v. Ford Motor Company et al.N/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
ABA publication, The Franchise and Dealership Termination, Contributing chapter author on “Litigation Issues," publication forthcoming.Chapter on "Litigation Issues"2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor, with distinction1998
American UniversityN/AMA - Masters1994
University of MichiganN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Rules and Procedures for Federal Court Success, May 15, 2009, Des Moines, IowaLocal Rules Practice in the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa2009
Rules and Procedures for Federal Court Success, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, May 14, 2009Local Rules Practice in the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa2009
Landlords of Linn County Monthly LuncheonUpdate on Legal Issues Affecting Landlords2009
Landlord-Tenant Law in IowaSpecial Issues in Landlord-Tenant Relationships2009
AIA Contracts2007 Updates to AIA Contracts2008
"Rules and Procedures for Federal Court Success"Discovery Practice2007