Clark Hill Attorney Matthew T. Smith Co-Authors “Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Law 2010: Top Lawyers on Trends and Key Strategies for the Upcoming Year”

Feb 18, 2010

LANSING, MI Clark Hill attorney Matthew T. Smith co-authored “Bankruptcy and Restructuring Law 2010: Top Lawyers on Trends and Key Strategies for the Upcoming Year”, published by Aspatore. Mr. Smith’s chapter, “How Today’s Solutions Become Tomorrow’s Problems,” explains legislation changes that have affected the area of bankruptcy and financial restructuring law in 2009, the impact of recent policy changes on legal strategies in 2010, and recent cases and decisions that have affected the future scope of bankruptcy and financial restructuring law. He also discusses recent case examples and the biggest changes bankruptcy attorneys will employ in legal strategies in 2010.


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Matthew T. Smith is a member of Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group, and specializes in commercial and construction related matters.  Mr. Smith is experienced in bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, real estate and civil litigation.


Mr. Smith received a B.A. degree in Financial Administration from Michigan State University in 1991, where he was an athlete and received several scholarships and awards.


Mr. Smith joined the United States Marine Corps in 1993 and has achieved the rank of Major.  After receiving his law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1994, he practiced bankruptcy, real estate and corporations’ law.  In 1995, he returned to active duty for the Marines and attended Naval Justice School in 1996, receiving certification as a Judge Advocate of the United States Marine Corps.  Mr. Smith served as government counsel, defense counsel, and as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Marine Corps’ Office of the Staff Judge Advocate in San Diego , California .  He returned to Michigan in 1999 to practice creditors’ rights law, construction litigation, real estate and corporations’ law, while also working for the U.S. Marine Reserves.



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