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Matt is a shareholder with Thomsen Nybeck, an 18-attorney, full-service law firm located in Bloomington, Minnesota.  He is the head of the firm's community association representation group and co-chair of the firm's construction litigation group.  Matt has represented his clients through
workouts, negotiations and the resolution of disputes, as well as the
various phases of litigation, including motions, mediations,
arbitrations, trials and appeals. He has tried numerous cases to
successful conclusions, before both judges and juries and in both the
federal and state courts of Minnesota, including
bankruptcy proceedings, and he has successfully arbitrated matters
before arbitrators from both the American Arbitration Association and
Construction Arbitration Services. Matt's appellate experience includes
arguing before the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit and
the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as experience before the
Minnesota Court of Appeals.


Matt has been recognized by Minnesota Law and Politics, which has
included him on its list of Rising Stars on multiple occasions,
a distinction afforded to only 2.5% of Minnesota attorneys in any given
year. Matt's credentials also include authoring articles for Minnesota
Community Living and CIC Midwest News, presenting at seminars on topics
that affect community associations and their managers and contributing
to TN Legal Update, the Firm's blog, at
Matt also has been quoted extensively in articles published on Yahoo! Finance;; and


Practice areas


  1. Construction: 25%
    6 years
  2. Debt Collection: 25%
  3. Insurance: 25%
    6 years
  4. Real Estate: 25%
    6 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Thomsen & Nybeck, P.A.

3300 Edinborough Way #600
Edina, MN, 55435


MNAuthorized to practice200107/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarMinneapolis Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderThomsen Nybeck, Attorneys at Law2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Industrial and Office PropertiesDeveloping Leader2009 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Yahoo! Finance (quoting Matt Drewes)How should you title your home?2010 (quoting Matt Drewes)7 choices for underwater condo owner2010 (quoting Matt Drewes)HOA Construction Defects: Don’t Shoot Yourself in the Foot2009 (quoting Matt Drewes)What Your HOA Must Know About Construction Defects2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Concordia College-MoorheadN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts (Business), cum laude1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Community Association Law SeminarIssues Relating to Rental Restrictions in Common Interest Communities2010
Community Association Law SeminarWaiver of Enforcement of Common Interest Communities' Governing Documents2009