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Matthew D. Craig is an associate in the firm’s Oklahoma City Office. Matthew concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency, creditors’ rights, out-of-court workouts, and complex commercial litigation. Matthew has represented many categories of interested parties in chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy cases, including representation of secured and unsecured creditors such as trade creditors, financial institutions, and landlords, as well as trustees. Outside of the bankruptcy context, Matthew has handled a wide variety of insolvency-related litigation under state law, including commercial foreclosures, receiverships, and avoidance actions. In his litigation practice, Matthew has represented various parties in actions pending in federal and state court including commercial lease and other contract-related disputes, debt recovery matters, real estate disputes, oil and gas disputes, and general business litigation.

Prior to law school, Matthew taught math at U.S. Grant High School as a Teach for America corps member.

Publications:

  • A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How Inadequate Protection From Retaliation Discourages Reporting of Sexual Harassment, 65 Fed. Law. 8 (2018)

  • The Negative Effects of Confusion Over Collateral Agreements Under The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act: Which Agreements Need Review?, 8 UNLV Gaming L.J. 185 (2018) (cited in Michelle A. Carr, et al., American Indian Law Deskbook § 12:49 (June 2020 Update))

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

  • 405 Magazine Oklahoma Top Bankruptcy and Workout Attorney 2021

  • Order of the Coif

  • Comfort Scholar

  • Samuel E. Hooper Memorial Scholar

  • Leo H. Whinery Scholar

  • Rayburn Foster Scholar

  • Oklahoma Bar Association Litigation Section Scholar

  • American Indian Law Review, Assistant Managing Editor

Community & Professional

  • Oklahoma Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association

  • American Bankruptcy Institute

  • Luther L. Bohanon American Inn of Court

News

Education

J.D., with highest honors, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2018

B.M., College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, 2010

Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2021
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