Baer, Negrin & Troff, LLP
12400 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Tel: 310. 502.8268
Matthew’s transactional practice includes standard services like negotiating contracts, preparing entity formation documentation, and addressing financing and real estate issues, such as the purchase and sale of assets, mergers and other acquisitions, capital-raising transactions, preparation or review of business contracts, and day-to-day counseling on legal business matters.
Matthew is experienced in representing companies and individuals in business litigation, real estate litigation, tax, entertainment, insurance and corporate matters.
Matthew has represented clients before the State Courts of California, California Courts of Appeal, Federal Courts of California, and other jurisdictions. He represented shareholders of a closely held corporation in the sale of all its outstanding stock to a large multi-national company for $27 million. He also researched and implemented a successful tax savings strategy for a business utilizing enterprise zone hiring tax credits. Additionally, Matthew secured a $16 million judgment on behalf of a client at an NASD (now FINRA) arbitration hearing. He also successfully defended the largest independent broker-dealer in Utah before the Securities and Exchange Commission during the investigation and litigation phases of the dispute, including on-the-record testimony, over alleged improper B-share purchases.
In 2019, Matthew was named a Southern California Super Lawyer by the publishers of Los Angeles Magazine as well as a Top Attorney by the publishers of Pasadena Magazine.
Matthew is Secretary of the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Tree Academy, an innovative non-profit school.
Matthew graduated from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and from Loyola Law School, where he served as Technical Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review.
Our corporate practice includes, among other areas, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions, corporate securities issues, venture capital and other financing transactions, joint ventures, licensing, and corporate formation and governance. Our litigation practice encompasses all areas of state and federal litigation, including arbitration, mediation, and appellate work. We specialize in areas of legal malpractice, business, entertainment, real estate and securities litigation.
In addition to its transactional and litigation practice, Baer, Negrin & Troff, LLP also provides restructuring and special situations services. The firm represents debtors, trustees, assignees and creditors in corporate restructuring and reorganization matters, including but not limited to assignments for the benefit of creditors and Chapter 11 bankruptcy.