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 R. Pierce


Matthew R. Pierce


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Practice Areas: Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Bankruptcy Litigation and Corporate Litigation

Matthew concentrates his practice in the areas of Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Bankruptcy Litigation and Corporate Litigation.

Prior to joining Landis Rath & Cobb, Matthew was an associate with the law firm Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP where his practice focused on Complex Civil Litigation and Products Liability. Matthew graduated magna cum laude from Widener University School of Law in 2013. While in law school, Matthew served as research editor on the Widener Law Review and was a Widener merit scholar. Matthew is a 2009 graduate of Franklin & Marshall College where he earned a B.A. in Government.

Matthew is admitted to practice in Delaware. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Delaware State Bar Association, and the Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court.


Widener University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013
Research Editor of The Widener Law Review
Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., 2009

Admissions to Practice

U.S. District Court District of Delaware
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Memberships & Associations

American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Delaware State Bar Association
Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court
Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court


Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2020-2023
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Delaware), 2023

Recent Publications and Presentations

Panel Member on Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology – An Introduction to a New Asset Class; American Bar Association, July 2022

Panel Member on Federal Court Practice; Delaware Rodney Inn of Court, February 2022

Selected Representations

Chapter 11 Debtors:

Argos Therapeutics, Inc.
FTX Trading Ltd.
EdgeMarc Energy Holdings, LLC
Houlihan’s Restaurants, Inc.
SBSH Winddown, Inc. (Seastar Holdings, Inc.)
Things Remembered, Inc.

Chapter 11 Committees:

Gibson Brands, Inc., et al.
One Aviation Corporation

Significant Creditors and Other Parties In Interest:

Promise Healthcare Group, LLC (Asset Purchaser)
Sugarfina, Inc., et al. (Asset Purchaser)
Cred Inc. (Significant Creditor)

Firm News
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Landis Rath & Cobb’s Kim Brown and Matthew Pierce to present ABA CLE on Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology – An Introduction to a New Asset Class

Landis Rath & Cobb’s Matthew Pierce Selected to Participate in National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Next-Generation Program

Matthew Pierce Presents on Federal Court Practice at Delaware Rodney Inn of Court

Four LRC Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers, Rising Stars List for 2021

Delaware Law School Moot Court Honor Society Gets an Assist from LRC Attorneys and Staff

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

Matthew Pierce Authors Law360 Expert Analysis on Federal Law Issues in Cannabis Litigation

Landis Rath & Cobb Welcomes New Associate Matthew Pierce