Matthew L. Holden

Matthew L. Holden, is Of Counsel to Einbinder & Dunn. As a skilled business attorney, Matthew has more than fifteen years of experience in successfully meeting the legal needs of businesses, entrepreneurs, and high net worth individuals. Matthew represents developers, borrowers, lenders, and other entities in large-scale commercial real estate transactions related to retail, office, multifamily, hotel, condominium, and industrial spaces. He also provides counsel in complex corporate transactions and disputes. His clients include startups, emerging companies, family offices and Fortune 500 companies. Matthew’s mission is to bring world-class legal representation to businesses and individuals with boutique pricing and personalized client service.

Previously, Matthew practiced corporate and securities law at the international law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and also served as in-house counsel at Ospraie Management, LLC, the investment manager for the Ospraie Funds. At Ospraie, Matthew handled corporate, hedge fund, securities and real estate related matters. Before attending law school, Matthew began his career as an investment banker with Lehman Brothers Inc. in New York.

Matthew has been an active member of the New York and New Jersey Bar Associations since 2006. He is an active member of the Forbes Business Council in New York and contributes monthly articles to Forbes on various practice topics including commercial real estate and corporate law. Matthew’s notable recent publications and speaking engagements include:

  • 2022 New Jersey State Bar Association “Navigating New Construction Warranties”
  • 2021 Practicing Law Institute CLE Marathon: “New Jersey Real Estate Closing Procedures”
  • 2020 New York City Bar Bridge The Gap Seminar: “New Jersey Real Estate Closing Procedures”
  • Forbes, Advice for Business Owners Regarding 2022 Commercial Real Estate, July 2022
  • Forbes, Paycheck Protection Program: Advice for Business Owners, January 2021
  • Forbes, Two Commercial Real Estate Trends For 2021, December 2020
  • Forbes, Four Tips For Purchasing Commercial Real Estate In Fall 2020, September 2020
  • Forbes, Tax-Exempt Corporate Reorganizations For Online Retailers, November 2019
  • Forbes, Seven Key Elements of a Partnership Agreement, April 2019

Matthew served as a Board Member of Temple Emanu-El in Closter, New Jersey for 2 years and 6 years as President of the Board of Directors of the Sea Farm North Homeowners Association, Inc. in Bridgehampton, New York where he and his wife own a second residence. Matthew is an avid tennis player and golfer and enjoys spending his free time with his wife, two daughters and Labrador retriever, Ginger.

  • Bar Admissions

    New York

    U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

    New Jersey

    U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

  • Education

    University of Miami School of Law, J.D.

    Real Estate & Trust Law Society

    Emory University Goizueta School of Business, BBA Finance


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