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Matt is a Partner at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP where he practices civil litigation in numerous areas, including financial fraud, labor and employment disputes, corporate dissolution, insurance bad faith, business and consumer litigation, and environmental law.   Mr. Edling's experience includes jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, and appeals. 


Practice areas


  1. Environmental: 20%
    1 year
  2. Business: 20%
    1 year
  3. Employment: 20%
    1 year
  4. Consumer Protection: 20%
    1 year
  5. Investment Fraud: 20%
    1 year


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Contact info

Cotchett Pitre & McCarthy LLP

840 Malcolm Rd Ste 200
Burlingame, CA, 94010


DCActive 201407/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Top Fifty Attorneys Under Ten Years of PracticeThe Recorder2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCotchett, Pitre & McCarthy2007 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Mateo County Bar AssociationDirector2013 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaBoard of Governors2012 - Present
Public Investors Arbitration AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2007 - Present
Association of Business Trial LawyersMember2007 - Present
Public JusticeDirector2007 - Present
California State Bar Task Force on Admissions Regulation ReformMember2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Lehman Bros. Sec. and ERISA Litig., 09-md-02017 (SDNY)Settlement
Kim v. Pacific West Financial Group, Pacific West Securities Inc. (FINRA Case No. 10-05466))Judgment
Shephard v. Lowe’s, HIW, Inc. Case No. 12-CV-03893-JSWSettlement Approved
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Publication nameTitleDate
Law 360Does Dodd-Frank Protect Foreign Whistleblowers?2015
The Trial LawyerBeating Arbitration in Consumer and Employment Cases 20132013
ForumFour Views Of Consumer Fraud2012
Proof, American Bar AssociationThe Evidentiary Hurdles of Arbitration2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawN/AJD2007
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis ObispoN/ABA2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Consumer Attorneys of California, Annual ConferenceFundamentals of Financial Fraud Litigation2012
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaArbitration Trial Techniques2012
CLEFinancial Elder Abuse2012