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Matthew Hampton Matheney

Matthew Hampton Matheney

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Commercial, Contracts & Agreements, Banking

Matthew Matheney

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About Me

Matt is national bankruptcy counsel for a Fortune 500 company and serves as general counsel to two Northeast Ohio manufacturers. Working with the various practice groups at the firm, Matt is able to counsel clients on the full spectrum of legal issues, from employment matters to sales, construction or commercial litigation issues.


Mattbegan his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Marilyn Shea-Stonum, at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio and has extensive experience representing creditors in bankruptcy proceedings throughout the country.

Prior to the practice of law, Matt served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and was called to active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm in 1991. In his spare time, Matt likes running, cooking, drawing, traveling and studying military history.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 40%
  2. Commercial: 30%
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
  4. Banking: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

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    Matt has an excellent substantive understanding of bankruptcy law and the common sense understanding to the solutions as well.


    Mark Rodio Construction & Development Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

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    I endorse this lawyer. He is a former co-worker and was always responsive and highly service-oriented.


    Debra Perelman
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Cleveland, OH



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalThrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan LPA2012 - Present
PartnerFrantz Ward LLP2000 - 2012
Law ClerkUnited States Bankrkuptcy Court1999 - 2000

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationChairman2005 - Present
Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni AssociationMemberN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State UniversityN/AlawN/A