Matthew W. Park

Matthew W. Park

Of Counsel
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702.474.2655 / 505.764.5441 office
702.216.6238 / 505.764.5460 fax
3993 Howard Hughes Parkway
Suite 600
Las Vegas, NV 89169
201 Third Street NW
Suite 1950
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Matthew Park is an "AV/Preeminent" (Martindale-Hubbell) rated attorney in the firm's Litigation Practice Group. He is featured in the 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions of Mountain States Super Lawyers and was recognized among Nevada Business Magazine's 2015 Legal Elite in the "Southern Nevada Best" category. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in both Nevada and New Mexico.

Matt’s practice includes representing a broad spectrum of business clients in contract/commercial business disputes, personal injury claims, product defect allegations, education law claims, and employment disputes. He regularly appears in both state and federal court and routinely facilitates settlement negotiations. Matt is also passionate about giving back to the community - he was recently recognized for his commitment to pro bono service as a 100 Hour Club contributor at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada’s annual awards luncheon.

While in law school, Matt was a three year scholarship recipient and the Managing Editor of the Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice. He also completed a dual degree, earning his M.A. in Communication Law and Public Policy from the prestigious USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Following law school, he was selected for a highly competitive law clerkship with Justice James M. Johnson at the Washington State Supreme Court.

Matt takes a proactive approach to counseling business clients by affirmatively seeking to reduce exposure and potential risk. When litigation disputes arise, Matt is dedicated to cost-effective, aggressive representation. His litigation experience encompasses all aspects of pretrial and trial work, including

  • Temporary restraining orders and temporary injunctions 
  • Declaratory judgments 
  • Indemnity and tender of defense (requests and responses) 
  • Discovery, including motions to compel (pursuing and defending) 
  • Complex discovery hearings 
  • E-discovery 
  • Trade secret protection and protective orders 
  • Fact witness depositions (taking and defending) 
  • Expert witness depositions (taking and defending) 
  • Daubert and expert challenges (pursuing and defending) 
  • Complex settlements and releases 
  • Dispositive motions (pursuing and defending) 
  • Motions to compel arbitration 
  • Evidentiary hearings 
  • Pretrial motions, including motions in limine 
  • Jury instructions and verdict forms 
  • First and second chair trial experience

Related Industries

Real Estate

Related News

06/14/2016
23 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys named Mountain States Super Lawyers
Annual listings reflect peer recognition and professional achievement
06/06/2016
‘Nevada Legal Elite' includes nine attorneys from Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Law firm ranks in top 5 for lawyers included in Nevada Business Magazine's 2016 list
03/22/2016
Pro bono service awards presented by Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Annual awards honor memory of lawyer dedicated to equal justice and professionalism

Presentations

"Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Deposition But Forgot to Ask," New Mexico Health Care Provider Conference, 2008

Related Publications

Author, "Nevada's New "Goldilocks" Asbestos Causation Standard" Communique, Clark County Bar Association, Spring 2015

Co-Author, "Mandatory Arbitration in Health Care Claims" New Mexico Defense Lawyer's Association, Defense News, Spring 2010

Distinctions

  • Nevada Business Magazine - Legal Elite "Southern Nevada Best" - Alternative Dispute Resolution and Business & Commercial Litigation, 2015-2016
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers - Business Litigation, 2014-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell - "AV/Preeminent Attorney" rating

Other Info

Education

J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law
M.A., University of Southern California, 2006
B.S., Honors Program, Brigham Young University, 2001

Bar Admissions

Nevada, 2010
New Mexico, 2008
Washington, 2006

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court, New Mexico
U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Clerkships

Washington State Supreme Court

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Leadership Albuquerque, Class of 2009, 2009
  • Boy Scouts of America, Scoutmaster
  • J Reuben Clark Law Society Las Vegas, Executive Board Member
  • H Vearle Payne American Inn of Court, Former Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • Las Vegas Defense Lawyers, Executive Board Member
  • American Bar Association, Member