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Matthew Conor Ferguson

Matthew Ferguson’s Legal Cases

15 total


  • Henn v. Residences at Little Nell, LLC, et. al

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    May 11, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settled very favorably for plaintiff clients just before trial
    Description:
    Failure of lateral support cuased by excavation on Aspen Mountail for major developement. Represented homeowner plaintiffs -- complex geotechnial issues.
  • Keefe v. Base Village Owner, LLC, et al.

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jun 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    Settled favorably for 100% of Deposits -- Approx. $15.0 Million
    Description:
    Represented 56 plaintiffs -- contract buyers of Fractional interest in a Viceroy Hotel Snowmass Village. Devoloper had delivered units with smaller square footage. Won liability case on summary judgment motion and defendants were found liable under the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act. Deposits returned in full and attorneys fees and interest awarded.
  • Alpine Property Real Estate v. Huggins

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    Very favorable Jury verdict in favor of plaintiff client for maximum damges and an award for all fees and costs. Verdict amopunt and attorneys fees all paid.
    Description:
    Breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and conversion case. Represented plaintiff real estate brokerage company in connection with managing brokers departure with corporate assets.
  • West LB v. Dancing Bear

    Practice Area:
    Foreclosure
    Date:
    May 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Successful recievership and foreclosure of a major Aspen development. Lender liability claims dismissed on motion; fees application to be pursued. Successful sale of asset.
    Description:
    Series of actions by client bank against developer borrower on multi million dollar loan default. Case pursued successfully through recievership, bankruptcy, foreclosure and retaliatory lender liability claims.
  • Lakota Canyon Ranch v. American Civil Constructors

    Practice Area:
    Arbitration
    Date:
    Apr 01, 2009
    Outcome:
    Arbitration Award for all repair costs in excess of $550,000
    Description:
    Represented developer of golf couse and infrastructure for major I-70 area high hend development. Builder failed to adequately backfill trench lines causing road system to fail.
  • Obermeyer Redevelopment, LLC v. MSQP

    Practice Area:
    Lawsuits & Disputes
    Outcome:
    Jury Verdict for client; successful on appeals. One claim remains.
    Description:
    Successful eviction of hold out tenant in major Aspen renewal project spearheaded by Klaus Obermeyer. Tenat trried to extract money and concessions with threats to stall project.
  • Eddy v. Hamdi

    Practice Area:
    Lawsuits & Disputes
    Outcome:
    Bench trial and decision for plaintiff client for specific performance and attorneys' fees awarded. Collected on sale.
    Description:
    Breach of contract and succssful action for specific performance. Following trial decision granted in favor of Plaintiff purchaser for specific performance of contract for sale of downtown Aspen lodge -- subsequently redeveloped.
  • Heritage Builders, Inc. v. ZHL, LLC

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Outcome:
    Successful defense of business tort claims for client builder and favorable settlement of contsruction defect allegations with contribution by all subcontractor's insurers.
    Description:
    Complex business tort and construction defect case concerning construction of
  • Panorama Fire Cases - Carbondale CO.

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    Case settled favorably and fairly shared by fire victims; policy limits paid. Attempts to prove additional insurance also contributed to settlement enviroment.
    Description:
    Wild fire caused by careless welders destroyed and damaged numerous homes and property in path of flames. Represented most of the homeowners.
  • Ray Larsen & Associates, Inc. v. Nikko America, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Outcome:
    Favorable jury verdict for plaintiff clients for sales commissions and lost profits; $3.7 million. Settled after verdict.
    Description:
    Breach of contract and business tort case. Japanses manufacturer and US distributor of radio contolled cars breached sales representative contract. Tried in United States Distict Court Southern District of New York.