Matthew Foley is an Bankruptcy attorney that has filed thousands of consumer and business bankruptcies for families and small businesses throughout Arizona. His breadth of practice encompasses bankruptcy, debt settlements, negotiations, & loan modifications.
Having touched the lives of thousands of Arizona clients with achieving debt relief, Mr. Foley has a vast knowledge of bankruptcy law, as well as the technical proficiency to provide exceptional guidance through the complex bankruptcy process. Uniquely, his follow through counsel carries forth to reestablishing credit and actualizing a true fresh start.
Mr. Foley’s professional experience includes prosecuting financial fraud for Arizona’s Office of the Attorney General, as well as, providing counsel to Arizona’s Departments of Financial Institutions, Real Estate, Insurance & representing the State’s Securities Division in blue sky law violations. Mr. Foley has also served as in-house counsel to one of Arizona’s largest not-for-profit lending institutions with managed assets exceeding one billion dollars. While in this capacity, he served as a compliance officer to oversee commercial, in-direct auto, & mortgage lending, and drafted Arizona’s proposed Member Business Lending Statutes.
Matthew Foley holds dual JD & MBA degrees from Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law and nationally recognized W.P. Carey College of Business. His undergraduate study includes earning the prestigious Morris K. Udall Award and the Willamette University Grant. Foley is currently an active member of the Arizona State Bar’s Bankruptcy Section and a respected mortgage analyst, including having authored a Mortgage Q & A column for Phoenix’s East Valley Tribune and helped spearhead Arizona’s predatory lending reform.
Licensed since 2005
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Consumer Choice Award||AVVO||2015|
|Rising Star 2015||Thomson Reuters||2015|
|Consumer Choice Award||AVVO||2014|
|Super Lawyers||Thomson Reuters||2014|
|Nominated for Torch Award||Better Business Bureau||2013|
|Consumer Choice Award||Avvo||2013|
|Consumer Choice Award||AVVO||2012|
|Rising Star||Thomson Reuters||2012|
|Nomination for Torch Award||Better Business Bureau||2011|
|Morris K. Udall Scholar||Morris K. Udall Foundation||2008|
|Managing Member||Law offices of Matthew Foley, PLC||2008 - Present|
|Bankruptcy Litigation||Phillips Law Group, PLLC||2006 - 2008|
|Compliance & In-house Counsel||Arizona State Savings & Credit Union||2005 - 2006|
|Financial Prosecutor (Clerkship)||Arizona Attorney General's Office||2003 - 2005|
|President||Volunteer Income Tax Assisting (VITA)||2001 - 2003|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Bankruptcy Bar Association Arizona||Member||2011 - Present|
|Better Business Bureau||'A' Ranking Member||2010 - Present|
|State Bar CLE Books||Continued Legal Education Material (CLE)||2014|
|tucsonlawcenter.com||Tucson Law Center||2011|
|A.R.S (Proposed)||Arizona Revised Statutes - Member Business Lending||2006|
|Law Journal||Oral Argument Held by ASU Law Journal Society||2000|
|Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law||Finance Law||JD||2004|
|W.P. Carey School of Business, ASU||Finance||MBA||2004|
|Willamette University||Ecological Biology & Environmental Policy Study||BS - Bachelor of Science||2000|