Matt J. Mertens

Attorney

1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1400
Portland, Oregon 97205

503.227.1111 Main
503.972.2522 Direct

Assistant: Karen D. Muir: 503.243.1661 x 258

Practice Areas
Overview
Matt joined the firm as an associate in 2015 and is a member of the firm's Business, Litigation, and Business & Restructuring practice groups.  His legal work consists primarily of drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, including motions for summary judgment and motions to dismiss; researching legal issues across the firm's 13 practice areas; and handling litigation-related discovery issues, with a particular focus on e-discovery. 

Prior to joining Sussman Shank, Matt clerked for the Hon. Elizabeth L. Perris in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon, where he aided the court in a variety of matters implicating state and federal bankruptcy law.  Matt graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Oregon, and he was awarded the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence for Bankruptcy for his bankruptcy-related coursework.
Education
J.D., University of Oregon School of Law
B.S., Tufts University, cum laude
B.A., Tufts University
Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar
Honors

Order of the Coif; American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy; Law School Dean's Scholarship recipient

Constantine Ghikas Prize in Romance Languages; Universidad de Málaga, Matrícula de Honor; National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist

Professional Activities
Multnomah Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Membership Committee (2015)
Civic Organizations
Portland Fruit Tree Project, Board of Directors (2015)
Articles
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
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Languages
Spanish
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Practice Areas
Education
J.D., University of Oregon School of Law
B.S., Tufts University, cum laude
B.A., Tufts University
Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar
Honors

Order of the Coif; American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy; Law School Dean's Scholarship recipient

Constantine Ghikas Prize in Romance Languages; Universidad de Málaga, Matrícula de Honor; National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist

Matt J. Mertens

Attorney


1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1400
Portland, Oregon 97205

503.227.1111 Main
503.972.2522 Direct

Assistant: Karen D. Muir: 503.243.1661 x 258
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Matt joined the firm as an associate in 2015 and is a member of the firm's Business, Litigation, and Business & Restructuring practice groups.  His legal work consists primarily of drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, including motions for summary judgment and motions to dismiss; researching legal issues across the firm's 13 practice areas; and handling litigation-related discovery issues, with a particular focus on e-discovery. 

Prior to joining Sussman Shank, Matt clerked for the Hon. Elizabeth L. Perris in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon, where he aided the court in a variety of matters implicating state and federal bankruptcy law.  Matt graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Oregon, and he was awarded the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence for Bankruptcy for his bankruptcy-related coursework.
Languages
Spanish
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Civic Organizations
Portland Fruit Tree Project, Board of Directors (2015)
Professional Activities
Multnomah Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Membership Committee (2015)