Landis Rath & Cobb LLP is a premier boutique law firm concentrating on commercial bankruptcy, corporate restructuring and business litigation. We provide sophisticated legal advice and services to national, international and local clients in and out of federal and state courts. Our proven record of success is backed by a commitment to advocate for our clients' interests with personalized service and expert counsel.

Matthew McGuire


Matthew B. McGuire


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Practice Areas: Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring

Matt concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate bankruptcy and restructuring. Matt’s practice includes representation of both public and non-public companies during all periods of the pre-bankruptcy planning and chapter 11 reorganization processes. In addition, he represents official and unofficial committees, secured lenders and other secured creditors, indenture trustees and bondholders, significant trade and other unsecured creditors, and asset purchasers in a variety of national bankruptcy cases, primarily in the United States  Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Matt graduated from the Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law in 2000. While in law school, he was the Casenote Editor of the Penn State Environmental Law Review and published Muddying the Waters: “Wrongful Profits” as a Measure of Economic Benefit to Violators of the Clean Water Act in the Wake of United States v. Union Township, 9 Dick. J. Env. L. Pol. 361 (2000). He received his B.A. in political science from the University of Delaware in 1997. Following graduation from law school, Matt served as a law clerk to Judge Sarah Sharer Curley, then Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona. Matt was an associate at Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP and Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC before joining Landis Rath & Cobb LLP in April 2007.

Matt is admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of Delaware, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Bankruptcy Section of the Delaware State Bar.


Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2000
University of Delaware, B.A., Political Science, 1997

Admissions to Practice


Memberships & Associations

American Bankruptcy Institute
Bankruptcy Section of the Delaware State Bar

Selected Representations

Chapter 11 Debtors:

CTC Communications
Coram Resources Network
Pecus ARG Enterprises, Inc. (Black Angus Steakhouse)
Peekay Boutiques, Inc.
SweetskinZ Holdings, Inc.
Skybus Airlines, Inc.
Televideo Inc.
Touch America Holdings
Trico Steel

Official and Unofficial Committees:

American Metrocomm
Atrium Corporation
Devon Mobile Communications
Gibson Brands, Inc., et al.
Global Power Equipment Group, Inc.
Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc.
Quicksilver Resources, Inc.
Thompson Products, Inc.
Tribune Company

Major Creditors and Other Parties In Interest:

American Home Mortgage Holdings, Inc. (Warehouse Lender)
Belle Foods (Lenders and Major Creditors)
Blitz USA, Inc. (Equity Holder)
Goody’s Family Clothing (Secured Lender)
KB Toys (Secured Lender)
LaGuardia Associates (Indenture Trustee)
New Century Financial (Warehouse Lender)
Norwood Promotional Products Holdings (Asset Purchaser)
PF Paper (Asset Purchaser)
ProRhythm Inc. (Asset Purchaser/Litigation Party)
Southeastern Grocers, LLC (Major Creditor)
Synova Healthcare, Inc. (Asset Purchaser)
Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Major Creditor/Equity Holder)
Washington Mutual (Major Creditor/Litigation Party)