Matt Corcoran focuses on representing clients around the globe in bankruptcy, transactional, energy, and health care-related disputes. He has substantial experience counseling clients in disputes involving fraudulent conveyance, preference, breach of contract, fiduciary duty, fraud, trust, False Claims Act (FCA), lender liability, Medicare secondary payer, and consumer protection laws claims.
Matt recently obtained a ruling at trial, after expedited discovery, invalidating a $150 million secured claim on the assets of an oil and gas company and then successfully defended that ruling on an expedited appeal in less than a month. He also recently represented the agent on a $1 billion secured credit facility in the bankruptcy of a large mall REIT (real estate investment trust), in which the debtor sued the agent for exercising contractual remedies prepetition. After expedited discovery and litigating the case three quarters of the way through trial, Matt helped the agent obtain a favorable settlement that materially enhanced the recoveries of the holders of the secured credit facility.
Matt's representations include: Peabody Energy, Wells Fargo, The Boeing Company, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, LendingTree, Key Bank, JP Morgan, Bank of America, Cardinal Health, Cleveland Clinic, National Century Financial Enterprises, Westmoreland Resource Partners, Nine Point Energy, Black Diamond Mining, Shiloh Industries, First American, the Weir Group, and others.
Matt also counsels clients through FCA investigations. He has shepherded multiple clients through Medicare-related investigations in which the government declined to intervene. Afterward, Matt obtained the dismissal of the relators' claims in many of the qui tam lawsuits that had been filed.
Delaware Court Holds Rejection Eliminates Non-Debtor's Exclusive Right to Provide Services to the Debtor
- The Ohio State University (J.D. summa cum laude 2004; Order of the Coif; Managing Editor, Ohio State Law Journal); University of Michigan (B.A. in Economics 2000)
- Ohio, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
- Named an "Ohio Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers in 2009 and 2011