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. 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 Turnaround Management Association.


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
Turnaround Management Association


Chambers USA, Leading Individual, 2019-2023
Best Lawyers® 2021-2024

Selected Representations

Chapter 11 Debtors:

Allena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
American Laser Centers
Argos Therapeutics, Inc.
CTC Communications
Coram Resources Network
Pecus ARG Enterprises, Inc. (Black Angus Steakhouse)
Peekay Boutiques, Inc.
SweetskinZ Holdings, Inc.
Skybus Airlines, Inc.
Televideo Inc.
Things Remembered, Inc.
Touch America Holdings
Trico Steel
Welded Construction

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)
Elpida Memory USA (Asset Purchaser)
Energy Future Holdings Corp. (Asset Purchaser/ Major Creditor)
Goody’s Family Clothing (Secured Lender)
KB Toys (Secured Lender)
LaGuardia Associates (Indenture Trustee)
LBI Holdco (Noteholders)
Maxus Energy Corporation (Equity Holder/ DIP Lender)
New Century Financial (Warehouse Lender)
Norwood Promotional Products Holdings (Asset Purchaser)
PF Paper (Asset Purchaser)
Patriot National, Inc. (Senior Secured Lender)
Philadelphia Energy Solutions (Creditor)
ProRhythm Inc. (Asset Purchaser/Litigation Party)
RSC Capital (Second Lien Lender)
Remington Outdoor Company, Inc. (Secured Lender)
Southeastern Grocers, LLC (Major Creditor)
Synova Healthcare, Inc. (Asset Purchaser)
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (Major Creditor)
The Weinstein Company (Major Creditor/Equity Holder)
Toys-R-Us (Major Creditor/Vendor)
Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Major Creditor/Equity Holder)
UCI International, Inc. (Senior Secured Lender)
Venoco, Inc. (Second Lien Lender)
Washington Mutual (Major Creditor/Litigation Party)

Firm News
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Seven Landis Rath & Cobb Attorneys Recognized in 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

LRC’s Bankruptcy and Chancery Practices Recognized in Chambers USA 2021 Rankings

Six Landis Rath & Cobb Attorneys Recognized in 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Chambers USA Recognizes Landis Rath & Cobb with High Praise in 2020 Rankings

LRC Recognized for Argos Therapeutics and Things Remembered Deals in 14th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards

Chambers USA Gives High Marks to Landis Rath & Cobb in 2019 Rankings

LRC Recognized for Peekay Restructuring Deal in 13th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards

Landis Rath & Cobb Recently Represented C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. in the Southeastern Grocers, LLC Bankruptcy Pending in the District of Delaware

Law360 Reports on Peekay Confirmation of Chapter 11 Plan

LRC Recognized for Jumio and Quicksilver Restructuring Deals in 11th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards

DBCI: Matt McGuire on ‘Arctic Glacier’ Highlights Conflict Between Two Federal Regulations