Matthew Vesterdahl

Matthew Vesterdahl

Managing Partner, Arizona Office

Practice Location

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Nevada
  • Texas
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Matthew is a multi-jurisdictional practitioner and experienced litigator.  Matthew’s practice focuses on business litigation, including breach of contract matters, commercial disputes, employment matters, shareholder and partnership disputes, developer defense litigation, real estate matters, and trade secret claims.

Before joining TALG, Matthew worked at regional law firms and one large international law firm and primarily practiced financial services and consumer finance litigation.  Matthew has prior experience with litigation and appellate work, including business litigation, real estate litigation, real property and title insurance disputes, construction defect litigation, and insurance defense.

Matthew graduated magna cum laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law with his Juris Doctorate and a Certificate in Global Legal Studies.  During law school, Matthew was an articles editor on the Thomas Jefferson Law Review, was the Vice Chair of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Moot Court Honor Society and participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.  Matthew also studied abroad and participated in an international law program in Nice, France, and interned at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.  Before law school, Matthew attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated with a double major in History and Political Science.  Matthew also studied abroad as an undergraduate student in Florence, Italy.

When he is not practicing law, Matthew enjoys rooting for Wisconsin sports teams, going to the mountains, traveling internationally, hiking, wine tasting, historical fiction, and spending time with his family.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Labor & Employment
  • Real Property
  • Real Estate/Construction
  • Financial Institutions/Banking
  • Insurance
  • Arbitration/Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appeals


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Double Major in History and Political Science
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
    • Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude
    • Certificate in Global Legal Studies

Professional Licensure & Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Courts
    • Central District of California
    • Southern District of California
    • Eastern District of California
    • Northern District of California
    • District of Nevada
  • Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Committee Affiliations & Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association