Matthew Singer is a litigation attorney in Holland & Knight's Anchorage and Portland offices. Mr. Singer has an extensive trial and appellate practice, with several prominent trial victories and precedent-setting cases. Mr. Singer has handled numerous jury and bench trials in state and federal courts, and has argued more than 25 appeals to the Alaska Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. His diverse practice emphasizes complex litigation and natural resources law in Alaska and Oregon courts.
Business Disputes: Mr. Singer has successfully prosecuted and defended trade secret disputes, breach of contract actions, franchise disagreements and unfair trade practices claims. Mr. Singer has also been involved in shareholder disputes, internal investigations and other corporate matters involving closely held businesses and Alaska Native Corporations.
Environmental, Natural Resources and Property Law: Mr. Singer routinely serves as a litigator and counselor in matters touching on lands, waters and natural resources. He has handled pollution and spill cases, regulatory enforcement actions, white collar criminal investigations, and charges involving environmental laws and constitutional claims associated with Alaska natural resources. Mr. Singer also serves as general counsel to one of Oregon's largest irrigation districts, providing general advice and litigation counsel on water law, land use and public governance issues.
Education Law: For almost 20 years, Mr. Singer has represented school districts on a variety of education law matters, including special education law, student privacy requirements, administrative law, and a variety of litigated matters ranging from commercial disputes to free speech and personal injury defense.
Employment and Tort Cases: Mr. Singer has numerous trial and motions victories representing employers in wrongful termination, discrimination and other employment claims. He also has represented property owners, public entities, insurers and businesses in defense of catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims. In addition, Mr. Singer has defended various professionals against claims of malpractice.
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